- PacNet #14R - Response to PacNet #14 “The Japan-Korea comfort women deal: this is only the beginning”NewsletterBy Kazuhiko TogoFeb 9, 2016
I concur with most of the points in “The Japan-Korea comfort women deal: this is only the beginning” by Scott Snyder and Brad Glosserman. Let me add several points to clarify this complex issue.
- NewsletterBy Stephen NoerperFeb 8, 2016
A month and a day after conducting its fourth nuclear test, North Korea launched a multi-stage rocket carrying a 440-pound satellite. The launch of the Taepodong missile defied a United Nations ban, once again placing North Korea in direct defiance of international norms.
- NewsletterBy Victor ChaFeb 8, 2016
- The latest missile test this weekend (February 7) indicates DPRK fluency with long-range missile launch technology -- they know how to put a payload into orbit. Unclear is whether they can accurately guide a warhead back through the atmosphere to a target thousands of miles away.
- ReportFeb 4, 2016
The Pacific Forum CSIS, in partnership with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and with the support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, held a Nuclear Energy Experts Group (NEEG) meeting in Singapore, Singapore on October 15-16, 2015. It brought together 34 specialists from 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific and beyond, all attending in their private capacities.
- NewsletterBy James Przystup and Sukjoon YoonFeb 4, 2016
James Przystup (Przystupj@ndu.edu) is a Senior Fellow at the National Defense University Institute for National Security Studies (INSS).
- Southeast Asia from Scott Circle: Leadership Changes and Upcoming Obama Visit Give U.S. New Opportunities in LaosNewsletterFeb 4, 2016
Leadership changes announced at a recently completed congress of the ruling Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and President Barack Obama’s planned visit to Vientiane in September, the first ever to Laos by a sitting U.S.
- NewsletterBy Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga and Denise DerFeb 3, 2016
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- NewsletterBy Ralph A. Cossa, Winston Lord, Robert A. Manning, and Joseph A. BoscoFeb 1, 2016
Winston Lord served as president of the Council on Foreign relations, US ambassador to China, and assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He responded via the Nelson Report, which had kindly reprinted PacNet #13.
- NewsletterBy Brad Glosserman, Scott SnyderFeb 1, 2016
The cycle of negativity surrounding Japan-South Korea relations since the Abe-Park era began in early 2013 has at times eclipsed North Korea as a source of angst among observers of Northeast Asia.
- NewsletterJan 29, 2016
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.