About the Authors
Commander Jihoon Yu
Commander Jihoon Yu is a research fellow at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses. He was a member of the ROK Navy’s task force on the CVX light aircraft carrier project and also was a professor of military strategy at the ROK Naval Academy. He received a MA in National Security Affairs from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.
Erik French is an assistant professor of international studies at the State University of New York at Brockport and an affiliated scholar with the America in the World Consortium. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.