I was recently on a live show on the Polish channel Polsat News, discussing the Chinese position over the North Korean dilemna. The entire show is available there. Advertisements
The opening of the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea is due in just five months but more than three-fourths of the tickets remain unsold. The rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula indicate a disjoint between the war games on one hand and the Olympic Games on the other. Korean expert Nicolas Levi sheds some… Read More Simmering Korean Tensions: Are Winter Olympics Worth The Trip? [quoted in the press]
A senior North Korean defector told VOA Korean that the current efforts to tighten economic sanctions on the North are effective and could over time destabilize Kim Jong Un’s regime.
Executive Summary The paper discusses the impact and implications of the ASEAN (Association of South Eastern Asian Nations) in a potential Korean unification. A potential unification of Korea as well as a single transformation process in North Korea are associated to the question of economic integration in Northeast Asia The issue of the Korean unification… Read More The unification of the two Koreas: An ASEAN perspective