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September 10, 2019

United States
Space Exploration and U.S. Competitiveness

U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA’s role has diminished, and the number of global space competitors is growing.

Space Launch

June 30, 2017

South Korea
Why the U.S.-Korea Alliance Will Survive Moon and Trump

Neither the United States nor South Korea can afford to face the North Korean nuclear threat alone, despite challenging differences between Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in.

Why the U.S.-Korea Alliance Will Survive Moon and Trump

June 29, 2017

North Korea
Clouds On The Horizon For The U.S.-Korea Alliance Under Trump and Moon?

Following a decade of convergence between South Korean conservatives and the Obama administration, American analysts have been bracing for a new round of alliance-shuddering tensions under Donald Tru…

Clouds On The Horizon For The U.S.-Korea Alliance Under Trump and Moon?

June 26, 2017

South Korea
What to Expect from the First Moon-Trump Summit

The following is an excerpt from a piece published on The National Bureau of Asian Research.   South Korea’s newly elected progressive president Moon Jae-in was swept into office six weeks ago …

Moon Jae-in

June 15, 2017

South Korea
Kim Jong-un’s Calculations and the Moon Jae-in Administration

Park Hyeong Jung is a senior research fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification. With the inauguration of Moon Jae-in as the new president of South Korea, North Korea is sure to laun…

Kim Jong-un’s Calculations and the Moon Jae-in Administration

May 18, 2017

South Korea
Can the U.S.-Korea Alliance Survive the Trump-Moon Era?

The election of the left-leaning Moon Jae-in is a confidence booster for South Korea, in terms of both the country's democratic process and the prospects for fighting endemic corruption. But it took …

Can the U.S.-Korea Alliance Survive the Trump-Moon Era?

August 27, 2019

North Korea
Challenges Pile Up on U.S.-South Korea Alliance Agenda

Summer 2019 has been a watershed moment for trends that threaten to compromise South Korea’s position in Northeast Asia.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un guides the test firing of a new weapon in this undated photo released on August 11, 2019 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

August 23, 2019

South Korea
Japan-South Korea Tensions Are Eroding Security in Northeast Asia

The United States must protect the alliance architecture in Northeast Asia from internal threats, so that it will be prepared if and when external threats come its way.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo poses with Japanese counterpart Taro Kono and South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha after a meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN and dialogue partners foreign ministers' meeting in Bangkok, Thailand August 2, 2019.

August 22, 2019

Japan
The U.S.-Japan Security Alliance

The alliance with Japan has been the cornerstone of U.S. security policy in East Asia for decades, but new challenges from China, North Korea, and within the alliance itself raise questions about its…

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta addresses U.S. and Japanese forces at Yokota Air Base outside of Tokyo, October 24, 2011.

August 18, 2019

Elections and Voting
Steve Bullock

CFR invited the presidential candidates challenging President Trump in the 2020 election to articulate their positions on twelve critical foreign policy issues. Candidates’ answers are posted exactly…

Steve Bullock