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An Incremental Approach to the DPRK

In the News
RealClear Defense
Matthew Abbott

Matt Abbott analyzes the future relationship between the United States and North Korea.

Chairman of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK Pak Thae-song
Global Politics

A New Consensus for Growth in the 21st Century

In the News
Civil Service College Singapore
Kris Hartley

A new model for development—based on synergy, vigour, and sustainability—may be key to addressing changing needs in an age of globalisation and digital revolution.

The city of Singapore at night
Lilly Banse
Global Cities


Americans Positive on South Korea Despite Trump’s Views on Alliance

Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

American's favorable views of South Korea are at an all-time high and a majority of Americans support using US troops to defend South Korea if invaded by North Korea.

South Korean flag.
William Warby
Public Opinion

Troop Withdrawal Likely to Undermine South Korean Public Support for Alliance with United States

Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

New polling reveals that little has changed in terms of South Korean attitudes towards the US-South Korea military alliance.

Sailors wave to children while marching in the annual Jinhae Gunhangje military port festival parade in South Korea, April 5, 2019.
US Navy
Public Opinion