How South Korea Can Contribute to the Defense of Taiwan

By |2022-10-24T15:22:36-10:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: news, Cho|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Sungmin Cho has a new co-authored paper titled “How South Korea can contribute to the defense of Taiwan” published in the Washington Quarterly. According to Cho, “It remains unclear what South Korea can and should do in a Taiwan contingency. US-China competition is currently fiercest over this issue—it is the most likely potential cause of a great-power war between the two sides. Preventing this outcome through enhanced deterrence depends on the policies of US allies like South Korea. What can South Korea do to support US-led efforts, and what are the major hurdles in attaining deeper bilateral cooperation on [...]

United States, Japan and Republic of Korea Trilateral Ministerial Meeting

By |2022-02-14T16:35:30-10:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Conference, news|Tags: , , , , |

On February 12, 2022, the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) hosted the Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa and Republic of Korea (ROK) Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yon for a trilateral ministerial meeting. In a joint statement, the Secretary and ministerial leaders reaffirmed their countries’ commitment to strong trilateral cooperation and promised to address the most pressing challenges of the 21st century. Following North Korea’s extensive testing of its long-range ballistic missiles last month, the ministerial leaders committed to “complete de-nuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean peninsula.” The [...]

The Roles of the U.S. ROK Alliance in the Indo-Pacific

By |2021-12-06T11:05:21-10:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: news, conference/symposium|Tags: , , |

On December 1, 2021, a panel of subject matter experts gathered at the Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu to discuss the evolving United States and Republic of Korea alliance. The symposium, sponsored by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Honolulu and the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS), aimed to foster continued discussion on opportunities presented in this year’s U.S. ROK Presidential Summit. Titled “The Roles of the U.S. ROK Alliance in the Indo-Pacific,” the symposium brought together speakers from both U.S. and Korean [...]

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