The Korea Times Column

APLN publishes the APLN-Korea Times column in cooperation with the oldest daily English newspaper in Korea, featuring analysis by APLN network members and experts.

    Afghan Withdrawal: Disaster or Blessing in Disguise
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    Afghan Withdrawal: Disaster or Blessing in Disguise

    3 Sep 2021 | HAN Sung-joo

    Dr. Han argues that US withdrawal from Afghanistan should not be a cause for concern among US allies, but rather an opportunity for the US to refocus its attention on its other alliance commitments.

    Missile Controls in East Asia
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    Missile Controls in East Asia

    28 Jul 2021 | Tanya OGILVIE-WHITE and Tanvi KULKARNI

    Tanya Ogilvie-White and Tanvi Kulkarni argue for a robust, collaborative security-building approach to constrain the burgeoning missile race.

    Need for Nuclear-Weapon-Free Northeast Asia
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    Need for Nuclear-Weapon-Free Northeast Asia

    8 Jul 2021 | Enkhsaikhan JARGALSAIKHAN

    Dr. Jargalsaikhan discusses the possibility of a Northeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone through the "3+3 formula" and Mongolia's potential leading role.

    NPT's Midlife Crisis
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    NPT's Midlife Crisis

    16 Jun 2021 | Rakesh SOOD

    APLN member Rakesh Sood shares a candid evaluation of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) since it entered into force 50 years ago.

    Youth and Disarmament: Together for a Better Future
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    Youth and Disarmament: Together for a Better Future

    2 Jun 2021 | CHO Hyun

    South Korea's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Cho Hyun, calls on the next generation to take part in disarmament discussions.

    Iran and NK Nuke Issues
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    Iran and NK Nuke Issues

    5 May 2021 | Anton V. KHLOPKOV

    Anton Khlopkov, Director of Center for Energy and Security Studies CENESS, lists out six reasons why the lessons of the JCPOA talks should be applied to future dialogue with North Korea.

    Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?
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    Is War Over Taiwan Imminent?

    15 Apr 2021 | YUN Sun

    Yun Sun examines the delicate balance of the Taiwan situation and the undesirable position every side has found itself in.

    North Korea's Latest Nuclear and Delivery System Development
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    North Korea's Latest Nuclear and Delivery System Development

    24 Mar 2021 | HWANG Yong-soo

    Yongsoo Hwang examines North Korea's recent nuclear and missile development activities.

    Deterrence and Disarmament
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    Deterrence and Disarmament

    3 Mar 2021 | Shatabhisha SHETTY

    APLN Executive Director Shata Shetty explores risk reduction and the importance of bridging the gap between deterrence and disarmament advocates.

    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons
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    Declare No First Use of Nuclear Weapons

    9 Feb 2021 | Ramesh THAKUR

    APLN member Ramesh Thakur argues in a Korea Times open letter to President Biden that developments over the past five years justify the adoption of "No First Use".

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