North Korea

Australia and the Korean Crisis: Confronting the limits of influence?

In this op-ed for the Australian Financial Review, O'Neil, Taylor and Tow explore Australia's position in the upcoming summits on the Korean Peninsula.

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.

IR academics comment on North Korea's ICBM test

Ben Zala and Feng Zhang voice their analysis of North Korea's latest missile test

What North Korea and Syria tell us about US primacy: It's over

Ben Zala argues that the unipolar moment is over

Trump and strategic change in Asia

Dr William Tow argues that President Trump’s ‘America first’ posture does not necessarily mean ‘Asia last’

Who Will Be the Adult in the Room on North Korea?

Peter Van Ness, ‘Who Will Be the Adult in the Room on North Korea?’ East Asia Forum, 14 October 2017.

A Korean Season of Summitry

As one of the chief investigators at an Australia-Korea Foundation policy roundtable, Dr Brendan Taylor explains the risks of conflict in Korea.

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