KIMS Periscope

Maritime Security Issues in East Asia and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

KIMS Periscope No. 149 Kim Suk Former Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Republic of Korea to the United Nations 인쇄용 PDF보기 While recognizing that there are several regional perspectives in the discussion on security in East Asia, I believe that there will be little objection to the argument that the most important agenda in …

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Prospect of the Settlement of the Northern Territories Dispute Between Russia and Japan

KIMS Periscope No. 148 Issues and Both Parties’s Positions Hong Wanseok Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 인쇄용 PDF보기 The recent frequent talks between supreme leaders of Russia and Japan draw attention of the international community. In 2018, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks five times, and on January …

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Interim Assessment of the Indo-Pacific Strategy of the United States

KIMS Periscope No. 134 A mixture of Positive and Negative Aspects Lee Jaehyeon Senior Researcher, Asan Institute for Policy Studies 인쇄용 PDF보기 In late July 2018, almost one year after the announcement of the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, secretary of state Mike Pompeo gave a notable speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce before attending …

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China Coast Guard, Transforming into a Military Group?

KIMS Periscope No. 131 Three Important Impicatons Kim Sukkyoon Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Hanyang University 인쇄용 PDF보기 Recently, the China Coast Guard is experiencing a big change in its command system:  it transferred to the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force under the Central Military Commission from the State Oceanic Administration under the …

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Armed Security Personnel on Board to Prevent Damage from Piracy

KIMS Periscope No. 108 Piracy Prevention Measures and Issues Lee Seohang Executive Director Korea Institute for Maritime Security 인쇄용 PDF보기 As a result of a multi-angled approach to combat piracy, the number of piracy cases has decreased significantly over the past few years. Nevertheless, piracy remains to be the greatest threat to the free passage …

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“Indo-Pacific” Initiative of US and Challenge for South Korea

KIMS Periscope No. 105 Lee Seohang Executive Director Korea Institute for Maritime Security 인쇄용 PDF보기 The visit of US President Donald Trump to Korea last November left tangible outcomes and challenges to be addressed, which was the biggest diplomatic event taking place in Seoul since the inauguration of Korean President Moon Jae-in’s administration. The joint …

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Problem with Operation of Underwater Drones

KIMS Periscope No. 72 From International Legal Perspective Lee Kibeom ResearcherAsan Institute for Policy Studies 인쇄용 PDF보기 On December 15 last year, Chinese Navy (People’s Liberation Army Navy) seized an underwater drone using a small boat, which was being recalled by U.S. Navy survey ship USNS Bowditch about 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay …

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