We hosted a virtual discussion with H.E. Chang Keung Ryong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada on August 19th ET! View the event on our YouTube channel here. The discussion focuses on Canada-Korea relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touches upon many other interesting Read More…
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Last In, First Out: Two Decades in Afghanistan
Bagram Air Base – once the bastion of coalition forces in Afghanistan – is now empty of U.S. and NATO troops, bringing an effective end to their presence in the country. Elliott Simpson reflects on what should be acknowledged, and hopefully learned from their efforts over the past 20 years.
Biden and the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership: Challenges for Re-entry
The greatest challenge for Biden in the Pacific may be proving that U.S participation in multilateral-free trade agreements is a necessity and not a luxury. Emilio Angeles writes.
Interview with Alice Kim: North Korean Refugee
In this interview, North Korean refugee Alice Kim tells Buzz Lanthier-Rogers about her family’s escape from North Korea, the discrimination she has faced in South Korea, and her thoughts on recent events.
What to Expect from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
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.
An Alarming Need for a New Approach to the North Korean Question
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 Read More…
Diplomacy Through Sport: The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang
The 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin did not stop Adolf Hitler and the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is no exception for Kim Jong-un.
Introducing Lee Chang-sung: A Visiting Scholar from the South Korean Ministry of Unification
The NATO Association of Canada is honoured to welcome Lee Chang-sung as a visiting scholar from the South Korean government.
Future of Security in the Asia-Pacific Part 2: Canadian Forces Responding to North Korea
A three-part article analyses Canada’s diplomatic, economic and military policies to address the challenges and opportunities for the Asia-Pacific region.
The Impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye: What Next?
Juthika Hasan discusses the recent impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and its implications for political tensions in Asia.