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The stagnation of the six-party process has produced great anxiety in Russia over the future of the Korean peninsula. Indeed, in September 2010, even before the attack on Yeonpyeong and the...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:40pm
Author(s): Stephen Blank
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Japan has been a core member of the six-party talks from their inception but has pursued its own set of interests that do not always align with other participants. The Japan–North Korean relationship...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:39pm
Author(s): Michael R. Auslin
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China’s ideal outcome for North Korea is a Goldilocks state—one that is not so strong to challenge China or so weak that its implosion threatens Chinese interests. China’s multifaceted approach...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:38pm
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The six-party talks have been hindered by political shifts in the states involved, and especially by changing levels of support for the talks in Washington and Seoul. But the talks remain the primary...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:37pm
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Even though inter-Korean economic cooperation has been growing steadily for the past two decades, the volume of inter-Korean trade is still small compared to the other emerging Asian economies’ trade...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:36pm
Author(s): Doowon Lee
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North Korea badly needs change but whether that change can and should be induced or forced from the outside is open to question. This paper proceeds from the perspective that most outside engagement...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:34pm
Author(s): William B. Brown
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China, Japan, and South Korea are dependent on fossil fuels. This reliance perpetuates vulnerabilities to energy supply, incites resource competition, and exposes each country to fossil energy market...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:33pm
Author(s): George Hutchinson
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In the last year, South Korea has won a number of contracts for foreign nuclear sales against stiff competition from traditional nuclear suppliers, putting it on the path towards becoming a major...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:31pm
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The upcoming G-20 Leaders’ Summit, which will be held in Seoul on 11–12 November is of critical importance to the global economy as the world looks for guidance amid continued global economic...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:29pm
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As actors dwarfed in size by China and Japan, and reliant on a regional balance of power for security, Korea and ASEAN have parallel economic and security interests that can be developed in a...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:27pm
Author(s): David Arase
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The United States, Russia, and China have cooperated to help deter North Korea from again invading the South and thus preventing Korean tensions to become a devastating hot war. While their interests...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:25pm
Author(s): Doug J. Kim
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Security cooperation in East Asia lags behind other forms of regional coopera- tion. The relationship among China, Japan, and the United States—the most powerful security actors in the region—...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:22pm
Author(s): Andrew L. Oros
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