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Reflections of a Frustrated Nuclear Disarmer - Dinner Keynote Address

"Working for nuclear disarmament, not just in North Korea but worldwide, may be just about the most important thing anyone concerned for the future of our common humanity could be doing."

Keynote Address by Frances Adamson, Secretary, DFAT at Australia-Korea Policy Roundtable

"When the policy roundtable was first mooted ... the North Korean question was, without doubt, one of the most significant foreign policy issues the world faced."

Korean Peninsula in Crisis: What can Australia do?

The Korean flashpoint stands at a potentially dangerous tipping point. The chances of conflict here are the greatest they have been since the Korean War of 1950-53, with respected experts putting them as high as 50 percent. Yet the recent Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea appears to have created a potential diplomatic opening in this deepening crisis.

Time for a shield wall?

Turning to a ballistic missile defence system as a way of protecting Australia from a North Korean attack is a bad idea that should never get off the ground, Benjamin Zala writes.

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