May 29, 2024

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Post-THAAD, don’t expect much N.Korea cooperation from Russia

Post-THAAD, don’t expect much N.Korea cooperation from Russia

"As Russia’s concerns have been ignored, such a diplomatic pirouette cannot be without consequences"

Post-THAAD, don’t expect much N.Korea cooperation from Russia
Georgy Toloraya
Georgy Toloraya August 17, 2016
No construction at China-N.Korea ‘bridge to nowhere,’ despite report
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No construction at China-N.Korea ‘bridge to nowhere,’ despite report

Despite reports that construction on N. Korean side would 'break ground' on July 27, no progress

No construction at China-N.Korea ‘bridge to nowhere,’ despite report
Clive Parker August 17, 2016
Why North Korea sanctions are unlikely to produce desirable results

Why North Korea sanctions are unlikely to produce desirable results

For multiple reasons, there is little reason to be hopeful of positive results

Why North Korea sanctions are unlikely to produce desirable results
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 16, 2016
Mongolia enforces latest sanctions on North Korean ships
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Mongolia enforces latest sanctions on North Korean ships

But other countries including Tanzania may have broken the new UN resolution

Mongolia enforces latest sanctions on North Korean ships
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 12, 2016
Changes to inter-Korean relations in a post-THAAD environment?

Changes to inter-Korean relations in a post-THAAD environment?

Post-THAAD, Chinese calls for peace treaty and resumption of Six Party Talks likely to grow stronger

Changes to inter-Korean relations in a post-THAAD environment?
John Lee
John Lee August 11, 2016
Why North Korea has become flavor of the month for American media

Why North Korea has become flavor of the month for American media

"What counts is the story the North Koreans want the world to know"

Why North Korea has become flavor of the month for American media
Donald Kirk
Donald Kirk August 10, 2016
Why South Koreans shouldn’t be surprised by THAAD-crisis with China

Why South Koreans shouldn’t be surprised by THAAD-crisis with China

"Chinese worries are reasonable, and unlikely to be placated through smiles and assurances"

Why South Koreans shouldn’t be surprised by THAAD-crisis with China
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 8, 2016
The need for a new approach to peace-building on the Korean peninsula

The need for a new approach to peace-building on the Korean peninsula

Simultaneously discuss North Korea’s denuclearization and a unification-oriented peace regime

The need for a new approach to peace-building on the Korean peninsula
Kwak Tae-Hwan
Kwak Tae-Hwan August 8, 2016
Japan-North Korea Relations:  Who’s Sorry Now?

Japan-North Korea Relations: Who’s Sorry Now?

Could far-right figures have impact on Korea-Japan relations beyond Pyongyang?

Japan-North Korea Relations:  Who’s Sorry Now?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin August 5, 2016
Korean language important for N. Korea studies, but there are obstacles

Korean language important for N. Korea studies, but there are obstacles

Money, availability and accessibility of Korean courses all play a factor in learning the language

Korean language important for N. Korea studies, but there are obstacles
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young August 4, 2016