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February 2023

KIMS-US Coast Guard Meeting

CDR McCusker, US Coast Guard Attaché, visited KIMS on February 23, 2023 to discuss various issues on maritime security. CDR McCusker expressed US Coast Guard’s interest in the activities of Chinese maritime militia and the Korea Coast Guard’s international cooperation on maritime security and safety. Other discussed agendas include the depletion of fish stocks due […]

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South Korea’s Indo-Pacific Strategy : Steps for lifting the veil of sea blindness

KIMS Periscope No. 306 Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) King’s College London Bence Nemeth pdf view The Yoon Suk Yeol administration published South Korea’s first-ever Indo-Pacific Strategy in the last days of 2022. This document is crucial because it is the most significant foreign policy strategic document of the Yoon administration and gives a comprehensive description

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The U.S.-China Conflict over Maritime Dominance and Korea’s Response Measures

KIMS Periscope No. 304 Kang Byung-chul pdf view The competition between the U.S. and China for maritime dominance gets fiercer each day, leading to large and small maritime conflicts. If an armed conflict takes place between the two countries, it is highly likely that such clash may accidently occur in the sea. On the surface,

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