26 August 2013
by Daniel Pinkston
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Time to Engage Pyongyang?

By Daniel Pinkston (@dpinkston) When tensions were rising on the Korean peninsula last March and April, some people recommended scaling back or cancelling U.S.-ROK combined military exercises and substituting diplomatic engagement for military deterrence. Some activists and scholars consistently advocate … Continue reading

11 January 2012
by Daniel Pinkston
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Political Change, DPRK Succession and Kim Jŏng-ŭn’s Visit to the Ryu Kyŏng-su 105th Armored Division

Best wishes for a strong and prosperous New Year from Seoul. After several distractions that resulted in a long hiatus from the blog, we look forward to being more active this year. Even before the year of the dragon begins … Continue reading