Experts

Robert Dohner

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

Matthew Kroenig

Deputy Director for Strategy, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Jamie Metzl

Nonresident Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Miyeon Oh

Director & Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

Content

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

2019 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Journalist Fellowship Program

DEADLINE EXTENDED Accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program untilMONDAY, NOVEMBER 25. Apply at [email protected] About The Atlantic Council is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Korea Journalist Fellowship Program. In partnership with the Korea Foundation, the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security will recruit the second annual class of Fellows in 2019. The […]

Uncategorized by Asia Security Initiative

Indo-Pacific Korea

Fri, Aug 2, 2019

How to break the Japan-Korea impasse

The Atlantic Council’s Asia Security Initiative hosted a strategy session with a small group of top US experts and officials to discuss ways forward and offer actionable, practical policy recommendations to the United States to help mitigate bilateral tensions and resolve the ongoing confrontation between Japan and Korea.

Strategic Insights Memo by Miyeon Oh and Barry Pavel

Crisis Management Japan

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

New missile tests cast doubt on North Korea’s commitment to nuclear talks

New missile launches from North Korea could derail US President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to restart talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear program

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Korea Nuclear Nonproliferation

Sun, Jun 30, 2019

With one small step, Trump makes history in North Korea

The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Korea Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Priority-based approach to the North Korean nuclear issue—An enlightened dose of self-centeredness

From the time Chairman Kim Jong-Un started his “charm offensive” early last year until the fallout of the second summit meeting between Kim and President Donald Trump in Hanoi in February 2019, officials and experts have debated whether North Korea is ready for denuclearization on the terms of the United States and its allies. Rather […]

Report by Taisuke Mibae

Economic Sanctions Korea

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Hard talk

“Some of the greatest Ukrainian patriots aren’t even Ukrainian,” the eminently quotable public intellectual Yevhen Hlibovotsky is fond of saying. While he didn’t have John Sung Kim in mind, he might have. Kim, forty-five, is a wealthy Korean-American entrepreneur who built and sold two companies (one IPO, one all cash sale) in Silicon Valley before […]

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Entrepreneurship Inclusive Growth

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Diplomacy surrounding the Korean peninsula

For more than half a century, the US-Japan and US-ROK alliances have played critical roles for maintenance and enhancement of peace and security in Northeast Asia, the entire Asia-Pacific region, and even the world. The future course of US-North Korea and inter-Korea negotiations over denuclearization and building a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula is […]

Report by Taisuke Mibae and James L. Schoff

Korea Missile Defense

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

North Korea must regain Washington’s trust, South Korean official says

Special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in argues that diplomatic and security assurances—not sanctions relief—are the key to achieving North Korean denuclearization

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Economic Sanctions Korea

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

‘Door is wide open’ for negotiations with North Korea, US envoy says

With US-North Korean diplomacy stuck in a ‘holding pattern,’ Stephen Biegun says North Korean negotiators must be empowered to discuss denuclearization.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Korea Nuclear Nonproliferation
SKdelegation

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

2019 Atlantic Council-East Asia Foundation Strategic Dialogue

On June 19, the Asia Security Initiative hosted a full-day public conference to develop forward-looking recommendations for ongoing efforts with the DPRK, the US-ROK security and economic partnership, and their implications in the broader Indo-Pacific region. US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun and his South Korean counterpart, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Indo-Pacific Korea