There’s no doubt that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in qualifies as historic. At the same time, it’s really too soon to say if this ma
There is so much winning going on in our foreign policy that I for one am getting sick of it. Compounding their anger over the Carl Vinson episode, many South Koreans were also riled at Mr. Trump for
Meet a Korean horse that plays dead in order to avoid being ridden. I am the Santa of this blog, I know. You are welcome.
Over the last several years, battles over history textbooks have occasionally come up in the American media, with conservatives freaking out the new AP U.S. History standards that don’t explicit
My latest feature at the Diplomat expresses some skepticism about the potential for accidental war on the Korean Peninsula: Again, few wars happen by accident; most take place because policymakers wan
A few interesting pieces on Asian food and history. 1. This is an interesting discussion of the origins of pad thai, a dish that is fairly minor within Thai cooking but is the singular dish of Thai fo
For this week’s Diplomat contribution I discussed the impressive growth of the ROKN: South Korea’s robust shipbuilding industry (the world’s largest) helps support and underwrite the ROKN’
I’ve written a summary of the Patterson School’s Spring Crisis Simulation (this year focusing on the Korean Peninsula) over at ID. Check it out.