Introduction to the Open Forum

In this issue of the Open Forum we present the case for China from three points of view. Ren Xiao elaborates on what China’s leaders mean by the […]

“Warring States”—The Coming New World (Dis)order

The Korean Peninsula is the last citadel of a bygone era. Since the end of the Cold War, the United States as the reigning superpower has been the […]

Economic Priorities and Geopolitical Advantages

After World War II, the structure of geopolitical competition changed. New economic strategies created extraordinarily high growth rates that enabled countries to become major powers quickly by focusing […]

Modeling a “New Type of Great Power Relations”: A Chinese Viewpoint

Forging a “new type of great power relations” is a novel foreign relations concept that China has proposed and emphasized of late, drawing widespread attention. It has taken […]

Asan Washington Forum Synopsis Part 2: The Alliance and North Korea

In this second and final part of the synopsis of the June 24-25 discussion, we focus on the triangle with North Korea. This summation may be read in […]

Negotiations between Japan and USSR/Russia on the Northern Territories: Lessons for the Abe-Putin Renewal of Talks

Many may be so weary of talk about negotiations on the territorial dispute between Tokyo and Moscow as nothing more than a broken record that they will be […]

Xi Jinping’s “China Dream”: Same Bed, Different Dreams?

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “China Dream” slogan has attracted much attention. It should. The remarks and actions by a rising power’s new leader normally attract attention because they […]

Retrospect and Prospect of the ROK-US Alliance at 60 and Beyond

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Black Swans: Order and Disorder in the Global System

The clarity of the Cold War with its neat division between the communist and capitalist worlds, and not so neat addition of the non-aligned or third world is […]

Synopsis of the Asan Washington Forum, 2013: “The Enduring Alliance: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of ROK-US Relations”

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