North Korea News

Robert Litwak on the North Korean and Iranian Nuclear Programs

Jan 21, 2016
Vice President for Scholars and Director of International Security Studies

The Case for a Two-Track U.S. Approach to North Korea

Jan 20, 2016
Robert Daly writes that, whether through sanctions or dialogue, the United States should be prepared to act with and without China.

U.S.–China Relations in 2016: What to Expect

Jan 07, 2016
China’s stock market is making headlines in the early days of 2016. While economic issues will continue to be an important focus, Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly provides a preview of what else we might expect in the realm of U.S.–China relations in the new year.

Did North Korea Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb?

Jan 06, 2016
Nuclear proliferation expert Robert Litwak analyzes North Korea’s claim that it successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

For the U.S., Few Options to Address North Korea’s Nuclear Program

Jan 06, 2016
North Korea’s claim that it has tested a hydrogen bomb produces another major foreign policy challenge for the Obama administration, which has few means to address it.
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Ship of Miracles: Korea 1950

Jun 30, 2015
In December of 1950, the crew of the SS Meredith Victory performed what the Guinness Book of World Records refers to as “the greatest rescue operation ever by a single ship.” One of the last surviving members of the crew, Admiral J. Robert Lunney, recounts the unlikely and amazing journey that ended when 14,000 refugees, and 5 babies born during the voyage, safely arrived on the island of Koje Do.

Still Cozy After All These Years

Jun 25, 2015
"Sixty-five years after the Korean War, North Korea is more to Beijing than just a security buffer and an economic appendage of China’s insatiable economy. It is the battleground where China took on mighty America and wrestled it to a stalemate. Yes, at high cost, but according to the party, in the service of just causes: China’s greatness and the longevity of the CCP," write Masuda Hajimu and Sergey Radchenko.

Wilson Center Announces New Center for Korean History and Public Policy

Jun 12, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center announces the establishment of a new Hyundai Motor–Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy. The Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy will provide a coherent, long-term platform for improving historical understanding of Korea and framing the public policy debate on the Korean Peninsula in the United States and beyond.

CfP: Northeast Asia during the Cold War: Security and Development, September 2015

Apr 15, 2015
Papers are now being solicited for "Northeast Asia during the Cold War: Security and Development," a conference to be held at Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China, in September 2015.

2016 Korea Foundation Junior Scholars Program

Apr 02, 2015
The Korea Foundation (Seoul) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Korea Foundation Junior Scholars program. The program offers the next-generation talents of Korea a chance to gain real-life work experiences at the world's leading research-policy institutes, including the Wilson Center.

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