Does Yoon’s Year of Values Diplomacy Deserve a Passing Grade?
HANKYOREH - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in argues that if President Yoon fails to find a balance between values and national interest, his national security and foreign policies are likely to fail.
The Washington Declaration: Old wine in a new bottle?
Jina Kim assesses whether the establishment of the US-ROK Nuclear Consultative Group will bring any qualitative change to the alliance.
Dissecting the Washington Declaration
Peter Hayes argues that the United States and its allies remain in strategic drift in Northeast Asia, and the risk of nuclear war is increasing with each day.
The Long Saga of Nuclear ‘Vortex Politics’ in Korea
GLOBAL ASIA - APLN member Peter Hayes examines how the first pulse of South Korean nuclear proliferation under Park Chung Hee compares with current President Yoon Suk-yeol’s proliferation ruminations.
The Human Horror of a Nuclear Conflict in Northeast Asia
GLOBAL ASIA - APLN Associate Fellow Eva Lisowski co-wrote an article with David Von Hippel and lay out stark scenarios of nuclear-weapons use and their horrible costs.
Why South Korea Shouldn’t Go Nuclear
ASIA TIMES - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in points out that if Seoul acquires nuclear arms, it would have a fatal impact on its survival, prosperity and prestige.
Coming to Terms with North Korea’s Nuclear Strength
GLOBAL ASIA - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in co-wrote an article with Kim Jungsup on the security situation on the Korean peninsula.
Going Nuclear Would Ruin South Korea’s Prosperity and Prestige
GLOBAL ASIA - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in argues that given what’s at stake for South Korea’s security, economy and reputation in the world, going nuclear is the wrong path to go down.
Nuclear Armament Is a Lose-Lose-Lose for South Korea
HANKYOREH - APLN Vice Chair Moon Chung-in argues that the path toward acquiring nuclear weapons could jeopardize Korea’s survival, endanger its prosperity, and damage its prestige.
North Korea’s Nuclear Use Doctrine
Salma Shaheen breaks down North Korea's new nuclear weapons use law and shows how the law dangerously escalates tensions.