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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific: South Korea

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Are we nuts over nukes in N. Korea
The author argues that reconciliation between the two Koreas is preferable to armed conflict on the peninsula, and that the US should start pushing for such changes. By Al Neuharth (USA Today, 10/06/... Read More...

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Alliance lacks solidarity in handling North Korean nuclear crisis
The Japanese-South Korean-American alliance against North Korea is very shaky, due to a lack of solidarity against the rogue communist state. If, however, a non-military way to solve this conflict is... Read More...

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N.K. nukes and ROK-U.S. alliance
The current North Korea crisis, if handled properly could squash anti-American sentiments in South Korea and strengthen the two states' alliance. Yet if handled poorly, the foundation of the alliance... Read More...

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Key tenets of U.S. policy toward Asia
The article discusses and questions various aspect of US Foreign Policy in Asia, including such issues as North Korea and the Six Party Talks, China-Taiwan, and the strengthening of bilateral military... Read More...

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N.K. seen through three field observers
The article describes the differences between North and South Korea, as well as how the two states are starting down the slow road of reconciliation, with small “baby steps,” i.e. sharing telephone an... Read More...

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Accord on Contingency Plan
The article explains the importance of the recent US-South Korea contingency plan over North Korea. The article goes on to say that unlike previous plans, the US treated the South Koreans as equal pa... Read More...

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Seoul Should Take Lead in NK Nukes
The article argues that the United State’s long standing rhetoric war with North Korea has ineffectually rendered the US unable to play a major “brokering” role in the conflict. However, South Korea’... Read More...

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Stop Distorting History's Lessons
Japan, in an attempt to justify its colonization of Korea, recently submitted a revision of its history textbooks in accordance with ultra-rightist views. (China Daily, 3/19/2005) Read More...

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Rice: U.S. Concerned About China Military Build-Up
Secretary of State says this is due to China's rising tensions with Taiwan, which the U.S. has pledged to defend. (Saul Hudson, Reuters, 3/15/05) Read More...

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NT dollar hits highest level in four years
The New Taiwan dollar strengthening against the US dollar, along with other Asian currencies. (Lisa Wang, Taipei Times, 2/23/05) Read More...

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Stranger Than Fiction
The glorification of "attack diplomacy" between North Korea and the US must be taken seriously, says the author. By B.R. Myers. (New York Times, 2/13/2005) Read More...

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IMF Predicts Economic Recovery Next Year
Discusses the reasoning behing the IMF prediction that the Korean economy will soon improve. (The Korea Times, 11/27/04) Read More...

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Russian Gas To Compensate For North Korean Nuclear Programme
Discussion of the possibility of Russian oil and gas to be exported to the Korean Peninsula, which would halt the development of any nuclear programme. By Marianna Belenkaya (RIA Novosti, 06/07/04) Read More...

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Anti-Americanism in Korea: Closing Perception Gaps
Discusses the current state of US/ROK relations, dispels some misconceptions,and prescribes some strategies to improve the ties between these longtime allies (Center for Strategic and International... Read More...

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Now You See 'Em, Now You Don't: Elusive Six-Party Talks
Summary of current multilateral negotiations with the DPRK and a highlight of some of the inherent challenges (Center for Strategic and International Studies, December, 2003) Read More...

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Never Mind The Nukes?
Summarizes the recent ROK/DPRK diplomatic activity and includes a timeline of ROK/DPRK diplomatic interaction. Argues that despite the DPRK admission of nuclear weapons pursuits, ROK/DPRK relations h... Read More...

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Symbolic Links, Real Gaps
Argues that while South-North relations continue to be warm, most of the DPRK reform measures seem to be merely symbolic rather than substantive. Includes a chronology of key events. (Center for S... Read More...

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A Turning Point For China?
Discusses the current state of relations between China and the Koreas. Includes a chronology of key events. (Center for Strategic and International Studies, June, 2003) Read More...

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South Korean Troops To Iraq: A Boost For US-ROK Relations
The deployment of 3000 troops (including combat units) makes South Korea the third largest troop contributor to post-war Iraq. This article analyzes the implications. (The Heritage Foundation, 02/1... Read More...

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Do The Ties Still Bind? The US-ROK Security Relationship After 9/11
The US-ROK security relationship is being sorely tested at precisely the same time that its importance to critical US-ROK interests is greater than ever. (The RAND Corporation, 2004) Read More...

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The ROK-US Alliance: Where Is It Headed?
As South Korea moves toward reconciliation with the North on the basis of a strong and credible deterrence, the United States and South Korea need a strategic plan that defines shared objectives and t... Read More...

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Assessing Key Trends in US-China-Korea Relations: Implications for Korean Peninsula Security
At the 11/2003 CSIS seminar, policy analysts, military experts, and economists from the U.S., China and Korea engaged in a discussion of the interplay of U.S., Chinese and South Korean interests and t... Read More...

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Institution-building for Technology Innovation in Developing Countries
Presentation given by Prof. V. K. Samaranake, Director, Univeristy of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka. (Belfer Center, 1/1/2003) Read More...

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Overcoming the Stalemate on the Korean Peninsula
The Bush Adminstration policy seeks to create fundamental change in the way the North Koreans interact with the world. President Bush's message: they must learn to play by the rules of the internatio... Read More...

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Turning Point in Korea: New Dangers and New Opportunities for the United States
Official report by the Task Force on US/Korea Policy co-sponsored by the Center for International Policy and the Center for East Asian Studies at the Univ. of Chicago (Korea Society, Feb, 2003) Read More...

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Dealing With North Korea: Does Bush Want Detente or Not?
Proposes that gov't hawks may be exaggerating the North Korean threat in order to perpetuate defense spending. (Center for International Policy, 8/3/2001) Read More...

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Bush's North Korea policy still a shambles
Piece critical of Bush administration policy towards North Korea . (Asia Times, 11/26/2003) Read More...

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Defusing Anti-American Rhetoric in South Korea
Addresses the rising anti-American sentiment in South Korea and proposes some solutions. (The Heritage Foundation, 1/23/2003) Read More...

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The South Korean Debate Over Policies Toward North Korea: Internal Dynamics
In-depth overview of South Korean politics and public debate regarding North Korea; second of three essays. (The RAND Corporation, 03/2003) Read More...

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