Experts

Robert Dohner

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

Miyeon Oh

Director & Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

Asia Security Initiative

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

Matthew Kroenig

Deputy Director for Strategy, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center For Strategy and Security

Content

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
seoultrip

Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Korea journalist fellowship Seoul trip

From April 1-5, the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s eight US-based Korea Journalist Fellows traveled to Seoul for a trip to increase their understanding of the most critical security and economic issues on the Korean Peninsula. This trip was the highlight of their one-year fellowship, during which they engaged in back-to-back meetings with ministerial […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Korea

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Connecting strategy and resources in national security: 10 recommendations for the Trump administration

Connecting strategy and resources is the central tenet of national security strategy. The four-step process proposed by the Atlantic Council should be used by the Trump administration when considering how to connect its strategy to resources.

Strategy Consortium by Stephen J. Hadley, James N. Miller, and Mara E. Karlin

China Korea

Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Ask the General: Steps to Demonstrate an Operational ICBM

Ask the General by Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Korea

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Hawaii Reinstates Cold War-Era Nuclear Sirens

As tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to simmer, Hawaii is preparing to resume a statewide test on Friday, November 24, of a Cold War-era early warning system designed to inform its residents of an impending nuclear attack. Lieutenant General Patrick O’Reilly responds: 

Ask the General by North Korea Watch

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

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

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

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Prospects for US-South Korean-Japanese trilateral security cooperation

Although assessing the intensity and depth of trilateral security cooperation or a lack thereof is hardly a new issue, the stakes are arguably the highest since the outbreak of the North Korean nuclear crisis in the early 1990s.

Report by Chung Min Lee

Defense Policy Japan

Tue, Feb 6, 2018

Secondary Sanctions: A First Glance

This edition of our EconoGraphic blog explains the difference between primary and secondary sanctions, outlines how secondary sanctions work, and uses a case study to demonstrate how the United States employs secondary sanctions in the real economy.

EconoGraphics by Ole Moehr

China Economic Sanctions