July 04, 2022

About the author

Jonathan R. Corrado

As director of policy for The Korea Society, an American non-profit organization, Jonathan Corrado regularly writes and speaks about security, diplomacy, and socioeconomic change on the Korean Peninsula and the surrounding region. He is the author of a series of papers for the United Nations Program in Support of Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia, and he has presented at international relations conferences hosted by Oxford, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins universities, as well as in Geneva and Brussels. Jonathan previously served as a translator for Daily NK, a due diligence investigator for Steele Compliance Solutions, and an intern research analyst for the Congressional Research Service (CRS). He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service M.A. in Asian Studies Program.

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How the new military cost-sharing deal will affect the US and the Koreas
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How the new military cost-sharing deal will affect the US and the Koreas

After years of negotiating tensions, Washington and Seoul struck a deal that will strengthen their alliance

How the new military cost-sharing deal will affect the US and the Koreas
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 23, 2021
How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation
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How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation

North Korea is trying to stop people from learning about South Korean life. That could seriously widen cultural gaps.

How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 15, 2021
Who are Biden’s potential advisors, and how will they affect North Korea policy?
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Who are Biden’s potential advisors, and how will they affect North Korea policy?

Biden's advisors will likely support pressuring North Korea toward talks that could facilitate an interim arms deal

Who are Biden’s potential advisors, and how will they affect North Korea policy?
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado November 16, 2020
China put itself in the spotlight with its flurry of new Korean War propaganda
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China put itself in the spotlight with its flurry of new Korean War propaganda

Beijing rewrote history to put itself on center stage, sending warnings to the US and friendly messages to North Korea

China put itself in the spotlight with its flurry of new Korean War propaganda
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado October 28, 2020
How South Korea’s entry into the Indo Pacific initiative will impact North Korea
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How South Korea’s entry into the Indo Pacific initiative will impact North Korea

The initiative will help Seoul deal with Pyongyang, no matter what — and it could help keep Chinese influence at bay

How South Korea’s entry into the Indo Pacific initiative will impact North Korea
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado September 14, 2020
Why North Korea blames ‘bourgeois culture’ and conducts foreign media shakedowns
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Why North Korea blames ‘bourgeois culture’ and conducts foreign media shakedowns

A recent state media article suggests that DPRK leadership is increasingly threatened by foreign influence

Why North Korea blames ‘bourgeois culture’ and conducts foreign media shakedowns
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado July 23, 2020
The impact of sanctions, coronavirus, and response measures on the DPRK economy
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The impact of sanctions, coronavirus, and response measures on the DPRK economy

Increased state control over the economy and coinciding external developments could spell trouble for many North Koreans

The impact of sanctions, coronavirus, and response measures on the DPRK economy
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 30, 2020
The UN report on North Korea sanctions: implications for policymakers
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The UN report on North Korea sanctions: implications for policymakers

Proven and newer evasion techniques have evolved in complexity, making sanctions more difficult to implement

The UN report on North Korea sanctions: implications for policymakers
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 17, 2020
ROK-U.S. cost-sharing talks: what’s at stake in the battle between the allies
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ROK-U.S. cost-sharing talks: what’s at stake in the battle between the allies

Amid broader efforts to get allies to pay more, a U.S. deal with South Korea could affect deals with Germany and Japan

ROK-U.S. cost-sharing talks: what’s at stake in the battle between the allies
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 3, 2020
North Korea’s coronavirus crackdown: the economic impact so far
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North Korea’s coronavirus crackdown: the economic impact so far

Some measures have been necessary precautions against an outbreak, but others are unnecessarily harming the market

North Korea’s coronavirus crackdown: the economic impact so far
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado February 25, 2020
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