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Jun 30, 2022

Graham cited in International Banker on the lack of incentives in the US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

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Australia Central Asia

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Jun 24, 2022

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s special address at Atlantic Council cited in Bloomberg on the prospects and impacts of friend-shoring

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China Economy & Business

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May 19, 2022

Manning quoted in Korea Times: US-led initiative expected to bolster economic partnership with Korea

By Atlantic Council

On May 19, Robert Manning was quoted in an article in the Korea Times about the US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). “I think the IPEF contains things that are useful and beneficial to do, particular the digital module. More broadly, ROK participation would reinforce our burgeoning US-ROK economic partnership,” Manning said. “But it must be […]

China Economy & Business

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Apr 27, 2022

Garlauskas featured on CSIS expert roundtable: the North Korean missile threat

On March 30, 2022, Markus Garlauskas made an appearance as a panelist at an expert roundtable titled, “The North Korean Missile Threat” held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Korea Chair. Garlauskas and the other panelists discussed North Korea’s missile developments including the current state of their ballistic missile force and strikingly rapid […]

Intelligence Korea

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Apr 14, 2022

Manning quoted in VOA: The Biden administration, the Yun Seok-Yeol administration and the North Korean deterrence, strengthening US-Korea cooperation, and seeking a check on China [translated from Korean]

By Atlantic Council

On April 14, Manning was quoted in a VOA article, speaking about the priority of increased intelligence sharing between the United States, Japan, and South Korea.  “Atlantic Council senior fellow Robert Manning said in a phone call with VOA on the 13th that ‘the United States wishes for stronger security cooperation between the United States […]

China East Asia

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Apr 8, 2022

Manning in VOA: US experts criticize Chinese ambassador to South Korea’s remarks about THAAD [translated from Korean]

By Atlantic Council

On April 8, Manning was interviewed by VOA regarding the Chinese ambassador to South Korea’s criticism of the deployment of THAAD by Seoul. “Robert Manning, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, pointed out…that the Chinese ambassador’s remarks to oppose South Korea’s deployment of THAAD violated the UN Charter. “‘Because the reality is the security […]

China East Asia

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Apr 7, 2022

Manning in VOA: Experts: North Korea’s nuclear warning likely to toughen Washington-Seoul stance

By Atlantic Council

On April 7, Robert Manning was quoted in a Voice of America article on the impact of recent North Korean behavior on the strength of the US relationship with South Korea. “Experts think Suh’s remarks reveal frustration with North Korea’s continuing to dial up tension despite Moon’s diplomatic overtures and peace efforts since taking office […]

East Asia English

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Mar 29, 2022

Manning in VOA: US experts say North Korea is more likely to resume missile provocations and nuclear tests

By Atlantic Council

On March 29, Manning was interviewed by Voice of America about North Korea’s procurement of components for missiles and the need to crack down on their international sourcing of materials. “Robert Manning, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, also told VOA that the possibility of North Korea’s further provocations and the resumption of nuclear […]

Defense Technologies East Asia

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Mar 22, 2022

Manning in VOA: “North Korea’s launch of multiple rocket launchers should not be taken lightly… “Increasing Korea’s offensive capabilities” [translated from Korean]

By Atlantic Council

On March 22, Robert Manning was quoted by Voice of America on recent North Korean missile launches. “Robert Manning, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, said that North Korea’s launch of four projectiles that appear to be multiple rocket launchers into the West Sea on the20th should be viewed as an extension of the […]

Defense Technologies East Asia

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Mar 15, 2022

Manning in VOA: U.S. Treasury sanctions confirm Russia’s involvement in North Korean missile development… “We need to focus on shutting down North Korea’s overseas procurement network.” [translated from Korean]

By Atlantic Council

On March 15, Manning was interviewed by VOA about North Korea’s procurement of components for missiles and the need to crack down on their international sourcing of materials. “Manning pointed out that the issue of North Korea’s overseas procurement network is not receiving enough attention. ‘The sanctions on Russians who have been facilitating the North […]

China Defense Technologies