Nuclear envoys from S. Korea, U.S. and Japan discuss coordination on N. Korea

Nuclear envoys from S. Korea, U.S. and Japan discuss coordination on N. Korea

The chief nuclear negotiators of South Korea, the U.S. and Japan met in Washington on Tuesday. The talks centered around coordination on Pyeongyang,… and the reaffirmartion of pursuing complete denuclearization as well as lasting peace on the Peninsula. Kim Hyesung has our top story. South Korea’s Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, Lee Do-hoon, met with his

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Sharp on Recent Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Sharp on Recent Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

You’ve mention the state of tremendous flux and the need for cooperation in the face of some very large problems. Could you share with us your thoughts on the challenges North Korea poses— in particular over the course of the last six months—and how those challenges play out relative to Kim Jong Un’s consolidation of leadership? There are many parts

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N. Korea’s missile launches damage efforts for Korean Peninsula peace: NSC

N. Korea’s missile launches damage efforts for Korean Peninsula peace: NSC

South Korea’s presidential office has expressed deep concern over North Korea’s latest missile launches. According to the Blue House, an emergency meeting of the National Security Council was held this morning in which the members of the standing committee agreed that the missile launches could damage efforts for peace on the Peninsula. Seoul, they said, will ramp up its military

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Rising Tensions on the Korean Peninsula: The Latest with John Park

Rising Tensions on the Korean Peninsula: The Latest with John Park

We know there has been a resounding rhetoric, which has concerned the international community, coming out of Pyongyang. We’re going to begin by actually asking John about the current context and thoughts he has about the current security dilemma on the peninsula. John, welcome! Thank you very much Steve. It’s a pleasure being here at The Korea Society again. To

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Beijing’s DF-16 missile ‘can destroy US military bases in Asia’

Beijing’s DF-16 missile ‘can destroy US military bases in Asia’

China’s state broadcaster has reportedly released footage for the first time showing the country’s Dongfeng-16 missile being launched during a drill Dongfeng-16, a relatively mysterious member of the Chinese missile family, is a ground-to-ground ballistic missile with a reported maximum range of 1,600 kilometres (994 miles)  With a high precision enhanced by China’s Beidou satellite navigation system, the short-to-medium-range missile could destroy targets

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U.S. deployed Sea-Based X-Band Radar to Korean peninsula: officials

U.S. deployed Sea-Based X-Band Radar to Korean peninsula: officials

It has emerged that the United States temporarily deployed a state-of-the-art radar system to the Korean peninsula recently. South Korean military officials say the Sea-Based X-Band Radar was deployed for around a month,… but they did not specify the purpose of the deployment. It went back to Hawaii late last month. The X-Band is a floating, mobile active early-warning radar

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