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Asia Security Initiative research and reports engage with key regional stakeholders, decision-makers and opinion leaders to produce content incorporating regional voices and develop action-oriented strategies to shape policy of the United States and its allies and partners.

The Asia Security Initiative regularly convenes high-level discussions that engage policymakers, experts, and officials to make real-world impact including changing or informing policies of the US government or its allies and partners, as well as affecting corporate sector policies, by offering concrete, actionable policy recommendations on a range of traditional and non-traditional issues.

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Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Atlantic Council’s Young Global Professionals Program – Spring 2021 (Paid)

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Miyeon Oh

Director & Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

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Wed, Jan 13, 2021

FAST THINKING: What we’re watching in North Korea

As Americans were preoccupied with violence at the US Capitol, officials in Pyongyang articulated their national-security strategy.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

East Asia Korea

Wed, Dec 30, 2020

Garlauskas on what to expect from Pyongyang during the Biden administration

On December 30, 2020, The National Interest published an article by Asia Security Initiative non-resident senior fellow Markus Garlauskas entitled “Expect Missile Testing and Probing From North Korea, Not a Cry For Attention or Help.” The article recounts possible actions from North Korea as the United States goes through its presidential transition, stating that “North […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management English
cctv building china

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

Countering Chinese disinformation reports

A series of reports on countering Chinese disinformation campaigns around the globe from the Digital Forensic Research Lab and Asia Security Initiative, housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Digital Forensic Research Lab

China Digital Policy

Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Oh on Biden foreign policy team’s approach to allies

On November 25, Dr. Miyeon Oh, director and senior fellow of the Asia Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, was quoted in a South China Morning Post article on Biden’s incoming foreign policy team. Oh believes that Biden’s rhetoric of working with allies is a “meaningful shift” from that […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

East Asia Elections

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Global value chains in an era of strategic uncertainty: Prospects for US-ROK cooperation

This report investigates key drivers that pose risks to global values chains in an era of strategic uncertainty and provides recommendations for the governments and private sectors of the United States and Republic of Korea.

Report by Robert Dohner, Trey Herr, and Miyeon Oh

China East Asia

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Garlauskas on what the US could expect out of China’s policy towards North Korea

On November 19, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in an article on The Economist on what the US could expect out of China’s pressure towards North Korea. He expressed that pressing North Korea to stop testing its most […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Sun, Nov 15, 2020

Garlauskas quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Biden’s approach to North Korea diplomacy

On November 15, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for his comments on how Biden should approach diplomacy with North Korea. He highlights that while denuclearization is the appropriate long-term strategic goal, setting realistic […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy East Asia

Fri, Nov 13, 2020

How a Biden presidency could change US relations with the rest of the world

We asked experts from around the Atlantic Council to preview what the election of Joe Biden as US president will mean for countries, big and small, all across the world. Here’s a quick spin around the globe as we preview what lies ahead for US foreign policy under Joe Biden:

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Africa East Asia

Sat, Nov 7, 2020

Joe Biden just won the presidency: What does that mean for America’s role in the world?

Atlantic Council experts weigh in on what the outcome of the 2020 election means for US foreign policy and America’s role in the world.

Elections 2020 by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Elections

Thu, Nov 5, 2020

Garlauskas warns against North Korean multiple reentry vehicles

On November 5, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, published an article on CSIS Beyond Parallel where he warns against the danger of Pyongyang resuming strategic weapon testing, including technologies related to multiple nuclear-capable reentry vehicles. Garlauskas purposes that Washington should […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy East Asia
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