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December 11, 2015

South Korea
Unified Korea and the Future of the U.S.-South Korea Alliance

Overview Korean unification could arguably occur within the next decade. No other country in the world is as diplomatically isolated as North Korea. Even its closest ally and benefactor, China, is…

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November 29, 2017

North Korea
The Challenge From North Korea

This Global Governance Working Paper is a new feature of the Council of Councils (CoC), an initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations. Targeting critical global problems where new, creative think…

A rally celebrating the success of a recent nuclear test is held in Kim Il Sung square.

November 8, 2011

South Korea
How a Shift in South Korean Attitudes and Electoral Politics May Trip Up the KORUS FTA

The U.S. Congress approved the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) on October 12, 2011, but it remains deadlocked in South Korea's National Assembly. Despite the Lee Myung-bak administration'…

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February 23, 2013

South Korea
Global Governance and Middle Powers: South Korea’s Role in the G20

Many issues today require unprecedented international cooperation. The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), terrorism, cybersecurity threats, climate change, and economic imbalances be…

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January 3, 2018

South Korea
Domestic Constraints on South Korean Foreign Policy

South Korea’s foreign policy foundations are sound, but the country should manage potential domestic constraints, including the National Assembly, bureaucratic interests, public opinion, and the coun…

Domestic Constraints on South Korean Foreign Policy

November 7, 2017

South Korea
China and the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Promoting a Trilateral Dialogue

With increased understanding and mutual trust, the three countries could help denuclearize North Korea, establish crisis management mechanisms, and reach an end state on the Korean Peninsula.

President Donald J. Trump greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in prior to delivering a joint statement from the White House's Rose Garden, on June 30, 2017. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)