The Conclusion of a Korean Peace Treaty and the U.S. Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region
Today the world is making headway towards peace, prosperity and development. Countries that have been hostile in the past have disentangled their long-tied contradictions and conflicts and are now on the road to joint prosperity and development through cooperation and compromise. The DPRK wants to move forward with the international society by concentrating on economic development in a peaceful environment. It has been incorporated in the DPRK’s proposal for a conclusion of a peace treaty set out early last year.
South Korea’s Foreign Policy in Changing Times: Reversing Course?
Abstract: The tragedy currently unfolding in Ukraine may be a symptom of new dynamics in global geopolitics. The changing balance of power epitomized by the rise of China and the […]
Seoul Says North Korea Didn’t Test Hwasong-17 ICBM After All
Introduction: North Korea claims that it successfully tested its new Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which first appeared in a military parade in October 2020, on March 24, eight days after another […]
After Resuming Trade With China, North Korea Fires Another 2 Ballistic Missiles
Introduction: North Korea fired two missiles eastward from Sunan Airfield in Pyongyang on Monday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). The missiles – suspected to be short-range ballistic […]
Towards a New Conflict Management System on the Korean Peninsula: A Military Perspective
In this essay, Major General (ret.) Mats Engman assesses the lack of a viable conflict management system on the Korean Peninsula. While the nearly seven decades-old Armistice Agreement and focus […]