The Korea Times Column

A dedicated Korea Times column with analysis by APLN network members and experts.

    Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?
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    Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?

    15 Apr 2021 | YUN Sun

    Yun Sun examines the delicate balance of the Taiwan situation and the undesirable position every side has found itself in.

    North Korea's Latest Nuclear and Delivery System Development
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    North Korea's Latest Nuclear and Delivery System Development

    24 Mar 2021 | HWANG Yong-soo

    Yongsoo Hwang examines North Korea's recent nuclear and missile development activities.

    Deterrence and Disarmament
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    Deterrence and Disarmament

    3 Mar 2021 | Shatabhisha SHETTY

    APLN Executive Director Shata Shetty explores risk reduction and the importance of bridging the gap between deterrence and disarmament advocates.

    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons
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    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons

    9 Feb 2021 | Ramesh THAKUR

    APLN member Ramesh Thakur argues in a Korea Times open letter to President Biden that developments over the past five years justify the adoption of "No First Use".

    Restoring US Credibility, Soft Power
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    Restoring US Credibility, Soft Power

    27 Jan 2021 | Gareth EVANS

    Gareth Evans writes an open letter to the newly inaugurated US President Biden on the role of American leadership on managing global challenges in the 2020s.

    Lessons from Pandemic-Nuclear Weapons Nexus for Survival in 2021
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    Lessons from Pandemic-Nuclear Weapons Nexus for Survival in 2021

    30 Dec 2020 | APLN

    Peter Hayes discusses better ways to prepare for the uncertain futures created by the COVID-19 pandemic as opposed to relying on primitive nuclear weapons.

    Asia-Pacific Nations' Military Space Developments
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    Asia-Pacific Nations' Military Space Developments

    9 Dec 2020 | APLN

    Namrata Goswami discusses the military space developments of China, India, Japan, and North Korea, and urges further development of normative/legal frameworks to ensure responsible behaviour in space.

    Watchbear in Oriental Garden
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    Watchbear in Oriental Garden

    18 Nov 2020 | APLN

    Andrey Gubin examines Russia's role in Asia-Pacific affairs through a detailed account of its conventional weapons development.

    Tension on the India-China Border: Why Asia Should Care
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    Tension on the India-China Border: Why Asia Should Care

    28 Oct 2020 | Siddharth VARADARAJAN

    Varadarajan asserts that despite deterrence optimists' claims that nuclear weapons would deter countries from engaging in conventional conflicts, the India-China border clash shows otherwise.

    Sanctions on NK: Overused, Underutilized
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    Sanctions on NK: Overused, Underutilized

    7 Oct 2020 | APLN

    Biersteker argues that existing sanctions on the DPRK could be better utilized in conjunction with numerous sanctions relief possibilities to facilitate denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

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