January 24, 2022

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Ramon Pacheco Pardo

Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo is the Korea Foundation-Vrije Universiteit Brussel Korea Chair and a Reader in International Relations at King’s College London.

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Moon knocks on Biden’s door — and this time, he has a real chance to coax the US
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Moon knocks on Biden’s door — and this time, he has a real chance to coax the US

South Korea's president is already canvassing for a full-speed-ahead approach to inter-Korean relations

Moon knocks on Biden’s door — and this time, he has a real chance to coax the US
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo December 16, 2020
Stay the course: Moon bets on sanctions-free engagement with North Korea

Stay the course: Moon bets on sanctions-free engagement with North Korea

The South Korean President is thinking in the long-term and will likely not be deterred by a rough patch in relations

Stay the course: Moon bets on sanctions-free engagement with North Korea
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo May 11, 2020
By shunning the South, North Korea is shooting itself in the foot

By shunning the South, North Korea is shooting itself in the foot

History has shown that inter-Korean engagement puts pressure on Washington to engage with Pyongyang as well

By shunning the South, North Korea is shooting itself in the foot
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo December 4, 2019
Why, to American voters, Trump is already winning on North Korea

Why, to American voters, Trump is already winning on North Korea

Polling data suggests a clear divide between the expert community and U.S. public opinion

Why, to American voters, Trump is already winning on North Korea
Moon in the Nordics: a Northern European example for Korean peace?

Moon in the Nordics: a Northern European example for Korean peace?

The ROK President drew some notable parallels between the Swedish experience and that of Korea

Moon in the Nordics: a Northern European example for Korean peace?
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo June 17, 2019
Mogherini at Shangri-la: a changing EU policy towards North Korea?

Mogherini at Shangri-la: a changing EU policy towards North Korea?

The more players at the table, the more likely an agreement will work

Mogherini at Shangri-la: a changing EU policy towards North Korea?
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo June 3, 2019
President Moon goes to Europe: what was, and wasn’t, achieved

President Moon goes to Europe: what was, and wasn’t, achieved

While differences remain stark, the mood among EU leaders is shifting in Seoul's favor

President Moon goes to Europe: what was, and wasn’t, achieved
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo October 21, 2018
How the EU fits into North Korea’s current diplomatic rapprochement

How the EU fits into North Korea’s current diplomatic rapprochement

Willingness for a new round of pressure if things go wrong is eroding

How the EU fits into North Korea’s current diplomatic rapprochement
Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Ramon Pacheco Pardo October 9, 2018