December 04, 2021

About the author

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.

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Why North Korea is losing its unpredictability advantage

Why North Korea is losing its unpredictability advantage

Washington and Pyongyang may have to negotiate in secret to make progress, says expert

Why North Korea is losing its unpredictability advantage
Rob York
Rob York October 25, 2016
Rival Reputations: North Korean attacks on the U.S. military

Rival Reputations: North Korean attacks on the U.S. military

Jackson's book points to a time when the U.S. dealt with the DPRK very differently

Rival Reputations: North Korean attacks on the U.S. military
Rob York
Rob York October 3, 2016
Crossing the line: Responding to North Korean provocation

Crossing the line: Responding to North Korean provocation

A new book examines how the DPRK gets away with its over-the-top behavior

Crossing the line: Responding to North Korean provocation
Rob York
Rob York September 26, 2016
Trump deserves credit for talking about S. Korea troop deployment: Bandow

Trump deserves credit for talking about S. Korea troop deployment: Bandow

As Trump nears election, Doug Bandow of CATO reflects on issue of U.S. troop deployments in Korea

Trump deserves credit for talking about S. Korea troop deployment: Bandow
Rob York
Rob York August 18, 2016
N.Korea insists on ‘ritual’ displays that harm itself: Academic

N.Korea insists on ‘ritual’ displays that harm itself: Academic

Kim Jong Un more likely to die in office than see his regime collapse, historian of Korea says

N.Korea insists on ‘ritual’ displays that harm itself: Academic
Rob York
Rob York February 12, 2016
China running out of time to stop THAAD deployment?

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

China running out of time to stop THAAD deployment?
Rob York
Rob York February 8, 2016
South Korea-U.S. THAAD discussions to follow satellite launch

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

South Korea-U.S. THAAD discussions to follow satellite launch
Rob York
Rob York February 7, 2016
Unresolved issues haunt Comfort Women agreement

Unresolved issues haunt Comfort Women agreement

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

Unresolved issues haunt Comfort Women agreement
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi | Rob York January 5, 2016
Chongryon bears brunt of Japan-N.Korea disdain

Chongryon bears brunt of Japan-N.Korea disdain

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

Chongryon bears brunt of Japan-N.Korea disdain
Rob York
Rob York December 24, 2015
No optimism for inter-Korean unification in Japan

No optimism for inter-Korean unification in Japan

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

No optimism for inter-Korean unification in Japan
Rob York
Rob York December 14, 2015
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