Scott A Snyder discusses challenges to U.S. relations with the Korean Peninsula.
CFR Fellows Paul Stares, Sheila Smith, and Elizabeth Economy discuss Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's upcoming trip to Asia, her first trip in her new role.
A top Pentagon official says victory in the global fight against terrorism is achievable, but may take decades to accomplish.
Don Oberdorfer, an expert on the two Koreas, says the recent street protests ostensibly against the import of U.S. beef are much more political protests against the new conservative government in Seoul.
Seoul's conservative government is struggling to reconcile its foreign policy goals with the popular sentiments of its people.
A conservative parliament may provide further impetus to South Korean president to maintain a harder line on Pyongyang.
Don Oberdorfer, a leading expert on South Korea, says the president-elect of South Korea will take a “business-like” approach to the economy and ties with the North.
The conservative front-runner won South Korea’s December 19 elections. His policies could test relations with North Korea.
David C. Kang, an expert on Asian business, examines what economic development in North Korea could potentially mean for the region.
With a 'peace agreement' between North and South Korea on the table, the author questions whether anything good or new can come of it.
Don Oberdorfer, an Asia expert who has written a history of North and South Korea, says the latest developments on North Korea indicate that “for once on the Korean peninsula, the stars are in alignment.”
Listen to Song Min-soon, minister of foreign affairs and trade for the Republic of Korea, discuss security issues in Northeast Asia, with specific regard to the Six-Party Talks and the upcoming South-North summit.
South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Song Min-Soon discusses security issues in Northeast Asia.
Watch Song Min-soon, minister of foreign affairs and trade for the Republic of Korea, discuss security issues in Northeast Asia, with specific regard to the Six-Party Talks and the upcoming South-North summit.
Historic meetings later this month between North and South Korean leaders may focus more on economic development than nuclear concerns.
An imminent deadline is putting new pressure on U.S. trade talks. Bipartisan cooperation could help President Bush’s chances of passing deals in South Korea and Latin America.
To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
Blackwill and Campbell analyze the rise of Chinese President Xi Jinping and call for a new American grand strategy for Asia.
Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world. More
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground as a world power, Blackwill and Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics. More
Takeyh and Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East. More
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