It has been over two weeks since the Singapore summit ended. Overall, the assessment of the Singapore Summit is negative. In particular, the US media and experts who disbelieve North Korea suggest that it amounted to North Korea’s victory and America’s defeat. But is it true that the Singapore talks were really a failed meeting? […]
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 […]
In this series of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews the Consul General of Japan in Toronto, Her Excellency Takako Ito about her personal experience as a diplomat, Japan-Canada relations, and Japan’s foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific region.
Looking back, the thought of a North Korean nuclear warhead being in reach of Guam, let alone the continental United States, was far-fetched and easily dismissible. But now, more than ever, Pyongyang’s threat of engulfing Washington, D.C. in a “sea of fire” is a legitimate prospect. The U.S. and her allies, having made no real […]
The NATO Association of Canada is honoured to welcome Lee Chang-sung as a visiting scholar from the South Korean government.
A three-part article analyses Canada’s diplomatic, economic and military policies to address the challenges and opportunities for the Asia-Pacific region.