The Republic of Korea previously held the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics and a joint 2002 FIFA World Cup. Yun Sik (James) Hwang explores how the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will compare to South Korea’s previous efforts to diffuse tensions.
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.
Tensions between countries are rising amidst North Korea’s latest missile launches. China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States are concerned about the blatant disregard North Korea is showing. Mitchell Haid discusses the most recent proceedings happening on the Korean Peninsula and how each country is reacting.
Part 1 of this series outlined the MOOC IR “degree” project and introduced courses about the basics of IR. This part builds on the foundational courses to suggest possible regional concentrations. Middle East No doubt the Middle East, in the throes of unrest and endless conflict, is one of the most important regions […]