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Korea Institute for Maritime Strategy Periscope Author Guideline

As the name suggests, Periscope aims for timely identification and accurate assessment of the latest and most pressing questions related to the maritime domain, including strategy, security, safety, law and economy. For this purpose, we invite expert analyses of range of different issues in hopes of assisting the state’s efforts to safeguard and strengthen its …

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South Korea, the Quad, and Maritime Security

KIMS Periscope No. 272 U.S. Naval War College Professor Terence Roehrig pdf view The Indo-Pacific region is facing a host of daunting maritime challenges, including increasingly frequent and extreme weather events due to climate change, ocean pollution, pressure on fishing stocks, and threats to maritime commerce, among many others. The Republic of Korea (ROK) has …

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The Contemporary Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific : Lessons from the Ukraine Crisis

KIMS Periscope No. 271 Naval War College, Goa Professor Gurpreet S. Khurana pdf view The Indo-Pacific region represents the ‘maritime underbelly’ of Asia, wherein economic development and prosperity hinges on good order at sea and the littoral. This was also the premises of the contemporary Indo-Pacific vision conceived in 2006-07. With the concept of maritime …

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The Chinese Navy : The Coercive Tool of a Revisionist Power

KIMS Periscope No. 268 Boston College Professor Robert S. Ross pdf view Since 1949, China has been a dissatisfied and revisionist power. Given the presence of first the United States and then the Soviet Union on its borders, its revisionism was the expected reaction to its untenable security environment. Throughout the Cold War, to realize …

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The Role of Naval Diplomacy in the Ukraine Crisis

KIMS Periscope No. 264 Lancaster University Associate Professor Basil Germond pdf view Ukraine is bordered by Russia (and its Belarussian ally) to the East and NATO/EU countries to the West. It has a substantial maritime façade on the Black Sea, although amputated from the Crimean Peninsula since its 2014 annexation by Russia. Access to global …

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Europe and the Indo-Pacific: Why South Korea is a Key Maritime Partner

KIMS Periscope No. 262 King’s College London Professor Ramon Pacheco Pardo pdf view Europe is coming to the waters of the Indo-Pacific. In September, the EU launched its EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific. Earlier, France, Germany, and the Netherlands had issued their own, while the UK had announced a ‘tilt’ towards the region. …

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『Maritime Security』 Volume 3

『Maritime Security』 Volume 3 (Winter 2021 Vol. 3, No. 1) China’s new Maritime Policy Law (MPL) purports to regulate the duties of China’s maritime police agencies, including the China Coast Guard, and safeguard China’s sovereignty, security, and rights and interest. The MPL has potentially far-reaching application, as China claims extensive maritime areas off its mainland …

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The China Coast Guard Law (2021): A New Tool for Intimidation and Aggression -Raul (Pete) Pedrozo-

Author : Raul (Pete) Pedrozo Key Words : use of force, maritime law enforcement, reasonable and necessary, China Coast Guard, Maritime Police Law PDF Download Abstract China’s new Maritime Policy Law (MPL) purports to regulate the duties of China’s maritime police agencies, including the China Coast Guard, and safeguard China’s sovereignty, security, and rights and …

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The Role of Cyber in Kim Jong Un’s Byungjin Line: North Korea’s Political Culture, Hackers, and Maritime Tactics -Benjamin R. Young-

Author : Benjamin R. Young Key Words : hackers, Kim Jong Un, Byungjin, cyber, North Korea PDF Download Abstract North Korea’s cyber capabilities represent a relatively new threat to global financial institutions and foreign governments, particularly the U.S and South Korean governments. Based primarily on publicly available sources, such as journalistic accounts and scholarly publications, …

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A Study on the Balance of Power and Changes in Military Strength in Northeast Asia: Prospect of the Northeast Asian Security Environment in 2030 Based on the Balance of Power Theory -Kim, Myung-soo-

Author : Kim, Myung-soo Key Words : balance of power, military power, defense expenditure, army, navy, air force PDF Download Abstract This study examines the distribution of power in Northeast Asia based on the balance of power theory, a representative theory of realism, assuming military capabilities as the core power of states.The results of previous …

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