New Atlanticist

Mar 27, 2023

Are South Korea-Japan relations finally getting back on track?

By Thomas Cynkin

The more that Japan shows its relationship with Korea is a two-way street, the more sustainable it will be in the face of Korean public opinion.

Indo-Pacific Japan

In the News

Feb 8, 2023

Garlauskas in The Washington Times

On February 7, Markus Garlauskas was quoted in The Washington Times on the growing threat of PRC intervention in a Korean conflict and the potential for simultaneous conflicts with the PRC and North Korea. His quotes were drawn from his appearance as a guest panelist for “The Washington Brief,” a monthly panel discussion on Korean […]

China Korea

New Atlanticist

Feb 6, 2023

NATO is entering a new phase in the Indo-Pacific

By Sara Bjerg Moller

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's visit to Japan and South Korea trip was striking both for its timing and for its messaging shift on China.

China East Asia

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series

Jan 20, 2023

Six ‘snow leopards’ to watch for in 2023 

Atlantic Council foresight experts spot the underappreciated phenomena that could have outsize impact on the world, driving global change and shaping the future.

Brazil China

In the News

Jan 5, 2023

Gilbert Interviewed on Radio Free Asia

On January 4, IPSI Associate Director Lauren Gilbert was featured in an interview with Radio Free Asia to discuss the Republic of Korea’s newly announced Indo-Pacific Strategy and the implications it holds for the US-ROK alliance, US-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation, and relations with North Korea. 

Indo-Pacific Korea

In-Depth Research & Reports

Jan 5, 2023

US-ROK-Japan Trilateral Cooperation

By Atlantic Council

This Trilateral Cooperation Policy Portfolio seeks to offer actionable and practical policy recommendations for stakeholders in Washington, Tokyo, and Seoul aimed at enhancing security and prosperity, upholding common values, and bolstering the rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific region. We welcome you to stay tuned for upcoming reports, as part of this effort, coming in 2023.

Indo-Pacific Japan

In the News

Jan 3, 2023

Garlauskas Interviewed on VOA

On December 31, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Markus Garlauskas appeared on VOA to discuss the increasingly difficult and complex challenge of deterring North Korean aggression. Garlauskas explains that, now adding to the challenge of deterrence, is the interconnectivity between China and North Korea. Watch the full interview for more insights on the capabilities of the […]

Korea Nuclear Deterrence

Issue Brief

Dec 20, 2022

A next-generation agenda for US-ROK-Japan cooperation

By Lauren D. Gilbert, Kyoko Imai

Trilateral cooperation among the United States, Japan, and South Korea has proved challenging over the years, owing largely to historical tensions. As a result, this project has sought perspectives from next-generation leaders of the three countries to define areas where targeted, flexible, and informal cooperative arrangements can provide clear mutual benefit to all.

Coronavirus East Asia

In the News

Nov 28, 2022

Kroenig on Fox News Sunday discussing North Korea and Iran

By Atlantic Council

On November 27, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig was interviewed by Jennifer Griffin on Fox News Sunday discussing North Korea’s latest missile test and protests in Iran.

Arms Control Civil Society

In the News

Nov 23, 2022

Garlauskas Quoted in Breaking Defense

On November 22, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Markus Garlauskas was quoted in a Breaking Defense article on North Korea’s recent ICBM launch. In response to North Korea’s surge in missile shots and its deployment of 180 military aircraft in a single day, Garlauskas commented, “These recent activities fit into a longstanding pattern of provocative military […]

East Asia Indo-Pacific