Experimental Method Reveals True South Korean Unification Preferences

By , and | March 01, 2024

A new study published in National Strategy uses a choice-based conjoint approach to determine South Koreans’ unification preferences for various unification scenarios.

China’s Ground Game in Dandong and North Korea

By | January 27, 2024

As Sino-North Korean bilateral relations intensify, Adam Cathcart looks at China’s ground game in Pyongyang and Dandong, with a focus on business.

Chinese Intellectuals, the CIA, and Defector Memoirs in the 1960s

By | January 18, 2024

Newly declassified documents shed light on a CIA operation to extract high-level intellectuals as defectors from the People’s Republic of China. We also look at defector accounts of meetings with Mao Zedong.

Red Lines, Taiwan, and the UK Foreign Secretary Visit to Beijing

By | September 04, 2023

Adam Cathcart unpicks Chinese reponses to a British diplomatic delegation, and the eruption around a UK House of Commons committee’s reframing of Taiwan sovereignty.

ROK Nat’l Assembly Speaker in Turkmenistan

By | July 24, 2023

As the ROK pursues parliamentary diplomacy in Central Asia, Turkmenistan has taken ROK National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo’s visit to Ashgabat as a chance to up its game in Central Asia-Korea parliamentary exchanges. 

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