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U.S.-Korea Relations Under the Trump and Moon Administrations: A Critical Assessment

September 24, 2020

This event is part of Shorenstein APARC's fall webinar series "Shifting Geopolitics and U.S.-Asia Relations." This panel will review and assess various aspects of the relationship between the...

Japan and South Korea on the Brink: Escalating Friction Amidst an Uncertain World

September 10, 2019

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

What do Americans Really Think about Conflict with Nuclear North Korea?

April 2, 2019

The volatile relationship between the United States and North Korea has left the American public questioning whether North Korea is a threat or not.

Discussion on the DPRK with Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun

January 28, 2019

 UPDATE: This event will be live streamed on our Facebook page.

North Korea and the World in Flux

January 15, 2019

The 11th Annual Koret WorkshopA dramatic opening created by the unique strategic outlooks and personalities of Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump instigated a series of highly symbolic...

North Korean Human Rights and Transnational Activism

October 19, 2018

The evidentiary weight of North Korean defectors’ testimony depicting crimes against humanity has drawn considerable attention from the international community in recent years.

North Korea Summit Diplomacy: Round 2

April 19, 2018

After his secret meeting with President Xi Jinping of China in March, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is set to meet with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea on April 27 at Peace House, south of the...

18th Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

November 8, 2017

In this eighteenth session of the Strategic Forum, former senior American and South Korean government officials and other leading experts will discuss current developments in the Korean Peninsula...

17th Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

November 8, 2017

In this seventeenth session of the Strategic Forum, former senior American and South Korean government officials and other leading experts will discuss current developments in the Korean Peninsula...

16th Korea-U.S West Coast Strategic Forum

August 19, 2016

In this sixteenth session of the Strategic Forum, former senior American and South Korean government officials and other leading experts will discuss current developments in the Korean Peninsula...

North Korea Policy: Why the Obama Administration is Right and the Critics are Wrong

April 28, 2016

Critics of the Obama administration's North Korea policy charge flatly that it is a "failure." They argue that "time is not on our side," sanctions are counterproductive, and "strategic patience"...

Strategic Culture and National Personality: A Comparative Study of China, Japan and Korea

April 12, 2016

The three key countries in Northeast Asia are in different economic stages: China is developing, Korea is already developed, and Japan is in a post-development stage.

Rival Reputations: Coercion and Credibility in US-North Korea Relations

February 26, 2016

How has North Korea managed to experience numerous foreign policy crises without escalation to war?  Why has North Korea been willing to repeatedly engage in small-scale attacks against the United...

Perspectives on the U.S.-Korea Alliance

October 19, 2015

In the wake of South Korean President Park Geun-hye's meeting with President Obama in Washington, D.C.

Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea

October 2, 2015

Americans think of South Korea as one of the most pro-American of countries, but in fact many Koreans hold harsh and conspiratorial views of the United States.

The U.S.-ROK Security Alliance at 60 Years: Looking Back, Looking Forward

October 25, 2013

1953 saw both the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement and a Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States and the Republic of Korea.

"When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It"

February 15, 2013

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it." – Yogi Berra Ambassador Bosworth will discuss some of the possible options for dealing with North Korea. This is a keynote speech open to the public...

Korea and Vietnam: The Bilateral Relationship

March 2, 2012

Ambassador Joon-woo Park, the 2011–12 Koret Fellow and a former senior diplomat from Korea, will give a historical review of Korea-Vietnam bilateral relations, including the effects of Korea's...

Energy Geopolitics in East Asia: Challenges for South Korea

January 27, 2012

Energy geopolitics in East Asia have reflected strong competition among major energy consuming countries (China, Japan and Korea) despite the alleged necessity of energy cooperation to cope with...

Lessons from the Failure of Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea

April 15, 2011

Today nuclear negotiations with North Korea, begun twenty years ago, have returned to their starting point.

Does North Korea Have a National Security Strategy?

October 30, 2009

Over the years, Kim Jong Il has pursued four inter-related goals that together might be considered as an implicit national security strategy:   reviving the economy;  buttressing domestic support...

New Beginnings: Post-Election Prospects for U.S.-ROK Relations

February 1, 2008

A new policy study group formed by the Walter H.

Treating Tuberculosis in North Korea: NGO Humanitarian Aid and US-DPRK Reconciliation

April 19, 2007

Dr. Linton was born in Philadelphia in 1950 and grew up in Korea, where his father was a third generation Presbyterian missionary.