Is Russia the Last Lifeline of North Korea?

With the ascendance of Vladimir Putin as president, Russia and North Korea have substantially resurrected their Soviet-era relationship, with both countries realizing the mutually beneficial economic and political potential. Russia, unlike the United States and the Soviet Union, does not have global ambitions such as export of an ideology but possesses a strong interest in […]

The Asian Web: A New Perspective with the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada

In this series of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews His Excellency Maeng-ho Shin, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada, about his personal experience as a diplomat, Canada-South Korea relations, and South Korea’s foreign policy on North Korea.