Inflection Points Today

Jun 20, 2024

The troubling significance of Putin’s Pyongyang deal

By Frederick Kempe

The Russian president was feted in North Korea this week, showing how a confederation of autocracies is emerging to support the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine and each other.

Conflict Korea

Inflection Points Today

Jun 6, 2024

On D-Day, beware the ‘new axis’

By Frederick Kempe

The United States and its allies confront a purposeful set of powerful adversaries in China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea.

China Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Jun 3, 2024

Garlauskas quoted in The Hill on Russia-North Korea relationship

On June 2, Markus Garlauskas was quoted in The Hill regarding the steadily growing relationship between Russia and North Korea and the challenges it presents to the Biden administration. Garlauskas discussed the risk that this increasing cooperation may help advance North Korea’s military capabilities and embolden Kim Jong Un, potentially raising his willingness to escalate.

Defense Technologies Indo-Pacific

New Atlanticist

Apr 11, 2024

Is the United States falling behind the North Korean ICBM threat? Congress needs answers.

By Robert Soofer

Washington must not wait until Pyongyang is regularly test-launching ICBMs with multiple re-entry vehicles and countermeasures to improve US defenses.

Defense Technologies Korea

In the News

Apr 5, 2024

Cho in War on the Rocks

On April 4, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Sungmin Cho published a piece in War on the Rocks suggesting that a crisis in northeast Asia is more likely to start on the Korean Peninsula than in Taiwan.

Conflict Indo-Pacific

In the News

Mar 20, 2024

Kroenig spoke on the Congressional Commission on US Strategic Posture at ExchangeMonitor Nuclear Deterrence Summit

By Atlantic Council

Matthew Kroenig spoke at the ExchangeMonitor Nuclear Deterrence Summit as a member of the Congressional Commission on U.S. Strategic Posture.

China Iran

In the News

Mar 20, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi in SCMP

On March 19, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in a South China Morning Post article, where he discussed political roadblocks to a prospective new Japan-ROK diplomatic agreement.

Indo-Pacific Japan

In the News

Mar 15, 2024

Taylor on TaiwanPlus News

On March 14, IPSI Nonresident Fellow Jessica Taylor spoke on TaiwanPlus News about this month’s concluded annual US-ROK “Freedom Shield” exercises and continued alliance efforts to shore up defensive capabilities.

Indo-Pacific Korea

In the News

Mar 12, 2024

Webster in War on the Rocks: Win-wind: How a bipartisan SHIPS act could meet China and climate challenges

China Climate Change & Climate Action

In the News

Mar 11, 2024

Baek featured in Rest of World

On March 10, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Jieun Baek’s comments on contemporary North Korean society were featured in an article by Rest of World, a platform focusing on global technology.

Human Rights Indo-Pacific