Issue BriefDec 22, 2021
Beyond the peninsula: US-ROK cooperation on digital connectivity in the Indo-Pacific
By Miyeon Oh
This issue brief examines digital connectivity efforts through a snapshot of Indonesia and Vietnam to show how China’s neighbors in Asia are on different trajectories in response to US-China strategic competition.
ReportSep 17, 2021
Beyond the peninsula: Prospects for US-ROK regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
By Miyeon Oh
This report assesses the prospects of US-ROK regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific under South Korea's New Southern Policy (NSP) and US Indo-Pacific strategy, providing recommendations for policymakers in Washington and Seoul on enhancing US-ROK economic engagement outside of the Korean peninsula.
In-Depth Research & ReportsMay 27, 2021
Enhancing US-Japan cooperation on global supply chains
By Miyeon Oh, James Hildebrand
Mounting US-China tensions and the COVID-19 pandemic have led to growing calls in the United States and among its allies and partners, including Japan, to address the vulnerabilities in global supply chains critical to national security and economic competitiveness.
Dr. Miyeon Oh is director and senior fellow of the Asia Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She joined the Council in 2016 to craft A Strategy for the Trans-Pacific Century: Final Report of the Atlantic Council’s Asia-Pacific Strategy Task Force. In Fall 2021, she has also been appointed director and senior faculty lead of Korea Studies at John Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, where she received her PhD. She was selected as the 2017 Strategy and Policy Fellow by the Smith Richardson Foundation and was a foreign policy pre-doctoral fellow at the Brookings Institution in 2013-2014. Additionally, Dr. Oh has a significant background in public policy and international affairs with master’s degrees from both the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Yonsei University in Korea, and public-sector experience with the United Nations and Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Her areas of expertise include global supply chains of emerging technology that is critical to national security, energy security, infrastructure development and digital connectivity in the Indo-Pacific, changing political and economic architecture in the Asia-Pacific, Sino-Russian relations, US-China strategic competition/cooperation and the Belt Road Initiative, US-Japan-ROK trilateral cooperation, and the US-ROK alliance.