Asia Pacific pivot

The U.S. Military’s Role in Asia in the Age of Trump

By Tim Shorrock  |  December 13, 2016 Originally published in Tomdispatch.com Despite the attention being given to America’s roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater

Hillary’s Hawks Are Threatening Escalation Against North Korea

By Tim Shorrock |  November 1, 2016 Originally published in the Nation.com   Over the past two weeks, South Korea has been obsessed with a

Rooting Out the North Korean Nuclear Crisis: The Past and Present U.S. Role

By Paul Liem and Christine Hong |  September 15, 2016 Copublished in Counterpunch. North Korea’s nuclear test of September 9, 2016, the fifth and largest

The U.S. Military’s Toxic Legacy in Korea

By Gregory Elich | September 12, 2016 Originally published in ZoominKorea. By this time next year, the Yongsan Army Garrison in Seoul will be in

KPI Fellow Hyun Lee Speaks about THAAD and U.S. military designs on Upfront

August 19, 2016: KPI Fellow Hyun Lee Speaks about THAAD missile defense, Korea, and U.S. military designs on the KPFA Upfront radio program. Listen to

THAAD Comes to Korea, But at What Cost?

Gregory Elich | August 20, 2016 Previously published in Counterpunch. The recent announcement that South Korea had agreed to deployment of a Terminal High Altitude

The Struggle Against THAAD Deployment

  Korea Policy Institute with Zoom in Korea | August 7, 2016 The United States and South Korea announced an agreement in July to deploy

The US in Korea:
Lessons Lost, Lessons Learned

By Jon Letman | May 16, 2016 Originally published on Truthout.org With the American public’s limited attention span for international affairs tied up by fears

Looking in the right direction: Establishing a framework for analyzing the situation on the Korean Peninsula (and much more besides)

By Tim Beal | April 23, 2016 Paper prepared for KPI March 2016 webinar on “The Crisis in Korea” Hysteria, hypocrisy and self-harm amongst a

Islanders Unite to Resist a New Pacific War

By Koohan Paik | November 7, 2015 Originally published in Common Dreams Last September, I attended a remarkable gathering in Okinawa of impassioned young people