The Dear Leader's death is unlikely to be the turning point in North Korean history the world envisions, since this succession was carefully pre-planned and the public is well-versed in hereditary transfers of power. The same... more ››
Whatever Kim Jong-Il's death meant for the people of North Korea, it did not change the fundamental strategic interest that the United States has in the country. The paramount issue for Washington remains assuring that... more ››
The Lee administration is thinking about linking food aid with the family reunions to resume food assistance to the North. About five tons of rice would be provided for each North Korean allowed to join the reunion. Five tons of... more ››
In short, all our ducks are lining up for the Great Containment of Chinese military power in East Asia.
Tired of the “long war” and counter-insurgency and nation-building? Well, we’ve got a new Cold War... more ››
Will the North Koreans want to unite with us when they see the extreme wealth gap in South Korean society? Would they want to live in a country where college graduates are jobless? Will they trust the South when its national... more ››