September 25, 2020

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Rob York

Rob York is director for regional affairs at the Pacific Forum. He previously worked as a production editor for The South China Morning Post and chief editor of NK News. He is also a Ph.D. candidate in Korean history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

More articles by 'Rob York'

China running out of time to stop THAAD deployment?

Continued calls for 'calm' reactions to N.Korean tests may no longer find an audience in Seoul

Rob York February 8, 2016

South Korea-U.S. THAAD discussions to follow satellite launch

S.Koreans' calls for missile defense capability likely to grow louder due to North's actions: expert

Rob York February 7, 2016

Unresolved issues haunt Comfort Women agreement

Survivors of Japanese sex slavery outraged, while experts doubt prospects for Japan-SK rapproachment

Ha-young Choi | Rob York January 5, 2016

Chongryon bears brunt of Japan-N.Korea disdain

Past year has seen arrest of pro-North members, denial of subsidies for Chongryon schools

Rob York December 24, 2015

No optimism for inter-Korean unification in Japan

Peace in its neighborhood would be welcomed, but Tokyo sees little hope

Rob York December 14, 2015

Are PUST students potential North Korean hackers?

Debate centers on whether PUST serves helpful role even if grads are recruited to hack

JH Ahn | Rob York December 13, 2015

North Korea or China: Who threatens Japan?

Experts on Tokyo’s relations divided over which is more intimidating

Rob York December 10, 2015

What Chinese experts think of U.S., S.Korea’s N.Korea approaches

Scholars, observers think Trustpolitik has potential; ‘strategic patience’ not so much

Rob York December 7, 2015

Would a destabilized Korean Peninsula mean a China-U.S war?

China, U.S. more likely to be odds in times of peace, Chinese North Korea watchers say

Rob York December 1, 2015

If North Korea will never give up its nukes, what can the U.S. do?

Acknowledging Pyongyang’s determination to keep its weapons, experts suggest patient approach

Rob York November 20, 2015
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