Asia and the Pacific
North Korea is a reclusive but threatening state as Pyongyang maintains dictatorial control over the country while at the same time threatens war against South Korea and its ally the United States. Brookings experts examine the young, untested "supreme leader" Kim Jong-un and what his provocations mean for regional stability.
REUTERS/KCNA - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) provides field guidance at the newly built National Space Development General Satellite Control and Command Centre in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang May 3, 2015.
Global Talks: China expresses extreme concern over North Korea satellite launch
February 4, 2016, Katharine H.S. Moon
Katharine H.S. Moon discusses the motive behind the imminent satellite launch test by North Korea and how the regime is taking advantage of the geopolitical instability in East Asia.
Asia and the Pacific
Paper | 4th Korea Research Institute for National Strategy-Brookings Joint Conference
January 25, 2016, Katharine H.S. Moon
October 2015, Katharine H.S. Moon
August 2014, Jaeho Hwang
Opinion | Asia Unbound (Council on Foreign Relations)
May 23, 2014, Roberta Cohen
Book Chapter | Brill Publishers
2014, Roberta Cohen
January 23, 2014
BIG BETS & BLACK SWANS - Memorandum to the President
January 23, 2014, Jonathan D. Pollack and Richard C. Bush III
Article | International Journal of Korean Unification Studies
December 31, 2013, Roberta Cohen
October 2013, Evans J.R. Revere
Article | The Ripon Forum
September 5, 2013, Richard C. Bush III
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Richard C. Bush III
Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Katharine H.S. Moon
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies
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