March 20, 2020South Korea
Military considerations, not political aspirations, should guide the transfer.
March 17, 2020South Korea
Strengthening South Korea’s alliance with the United States begins with a return to strong shared values and principles based on the common systems of liberal democracy and market economy.
March 12, 2020South Korea
OPCON transition is a new beginning for combined defense.
March 10, 2020South Korea
2020 may prove to be a critical year for the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
March 4, 2020South Korea
South Korea can use indigenous capabilities to meet many of its goals, but will also need to procure some systems necessary for its self-defense into the future.
February 27, 2020South Korea
The purpose, intent, and rationale of OPCON transition must be properly explained to the South Korean and American publics.
December 13, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: the National Defense Authorization Act, Latin America, and climate change.
November 15, 2019Tanzania
During the four year tenure of President Magufuli, the country has move toward full-on authoritarianism. On November 7, a Magistrates Court in Tanzania postponed for the seventh time the case of journalist Erick Kabendera, who has voiced criticism of the country’s president, John Pombe Magufuli. After initially being violently abducted from his home and later investigated over his citizenship status, Mr. Kabendera is now facing a host of economic charges, including “assisting an organized crime racket” and money laundering.