Another North Korea’s nuclear test and what’s next

North Korea just announced successful test of H-bomb. While it will be discussed it seems that NK nuclear/missile program is really advanced. How do you see this and, I know it is a huge issue, but what is your preferable scenario how to deal with North Korea? Read few comments.


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What’s next for South Korea after presidential election?

How much and how was the presidential election campaing in South Korea affected by current tensions with North Korea and what do you expect from the new presidenitial administration (President Moon Jae-in?) towards North Korea? Read few comments. (I have asked those questions before exit poll suggesting that Moon Jae-in won the election).

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Why is China criticizing THAAD in South Korea?

China once again denounces the deployment of THAAD, Russia is also critical. In your opinion, is THAAD a right answer to North Korea missile threat and how do you perceive the objections of China, Russia that it damages the regional strategic balance and stability? Read few comments.

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, (THAAD). Credit: https://www.army.mil

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What is going on in South Korea?

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North Korea versus South Korea. Is it different this time?

We went through this rhetoric full of threats from the North Korean side many times before. So would you say is it somehow different this time, is it in your opinion possible to identify any new element in this? Read few comments.

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Park Geun-hye won the election in South Korea: A radical and a conservative victory?

What does it mean for South Korea?

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South Korean Divisive Presidential Election?

By Sung-Yoon LeeKim Koo-Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

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