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September 7, 2023

North Korea
The Perils of a Renewed North Korea-Russia Relationship

Warming relations between the two pariah states could foster a mutually beneficial weapons and technology trade and raise tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

December 17, 2021

North Korea
How Kim Jong-un Advanced North Korea’s Military in a Decade

Kim Jong-un’s first ten years as North Korea’s leader were marked by economic failures, halting nuclear diplomacy, and a steady ramp-up of military power.

June 30, 2023

South Korea
What’s Causing the Rise in China-South Korea Tensions?

Mounting frictions between the two sides appear to be part of China’s efforts to disrupt the ties between South Korea and the United States but could end up drawing the two allies even closer.

March 3, 2022

South Korea
South Korea’s Presidential Election: What to Know

The vote for South Korea’s next president is taking place in a fractious political environment and is likely to bring a foreign policy neophyte to power.

December 14, 2021

Olympics
The Olympics Are Hard on the Environment. Will the 2022 Beijing Games Continue the Trend?

The Olympics are becoming less sustainable, and the winter games in Beijing are no exception. Can organizers make them more environmentally friendly as the climate crisis intensifies?