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After North Korea’s Nuclear Test: The Dilemma of Response
...accorded to strengthening sanctions and other countermeasures, it is ultimately only dialogue that will bring about a longer-term resolution of the nuclear crisis, argue Sangsoo Lee and Alec Forss. North...
Winning the Peace in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland has made considerable progress in securing the peace after decades of violence. However, Alec Forss argues, much work remains to be done.
7th ISDP-AMS Joint Conference, Military Operations Overseas in Peacetime
...as well as the international community at large develop the requisite tools, strategies, and institutions to deal with the threats that arise. Edited by Alec Forss & James Smith...
Northern Ireland 20 Years after the Peace Deal
This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the historic Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which signaled an end to the three decades of violence in Northern Ireland known...
Containing Crisis on the Korean Peninsula
North Korea’s recent missile and nuclear tests have inflamed tensions on the Korean Peninsula with serious implications for regional and international security. While punitive pressure will be brought...
Can Myanmar Avoid Conflict Pitfalls in its Hydro Blitz?
Myanmar has the lowest rate of electrification in Southeast Asia. Addressing the population’s energy needs is essential for economic development and alleviating poverty. However, tapping into the country’s...
8th ISDP-AMS Joint Conference, “The Islamic State” and the Situation in the Middle East
This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the 8th ISDP-AMS Joint Conference held in Beijing on May 28-30, 2015. This year’s topic was entitled “‘The Islamic State’...
Green Light for Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam?
After decades of delay, a hydropower dam project in Tajikistan that will cost US$3-5 billion, involve the relocation of around 42,000 people and enrage downstream neighbors has been...
Park seeds ‘peace’ in the DMZ
Park Geun-hye hopes to displace some of the misnomer of the Demilitarized Zone by turning part of the heavily mined buffer between the two Koreas into a “park...
Dispute Resolution and Cross-border Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Reflections on the Nordic Experience
This paper examines cases of dispute resolution and cross-border cooperation in two regions: the Nordic region and Northeast Asia. The two regions are markedly different. The Nordic region...