KIMS Periscope

China Coast Guard: Beijing’s Tool for Intimidation

KIMS Periscope No. 236 Raul (Pete) Pedrozo Professor U.S. Naval War College On February 1, 2021, a new Maritime Police Law (MPL) came into force that regulates the activities of the China Coast Guard (CCG). The MPL applies to all waters under China’s jurisdiction and authorizes the CCG to use of force, including lethal force, …

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An Exclusive Club: The ROKN and the Future Light Aircraft Carrier

KIMS Periscope No. 232 Dr Ian Bowers Royal Danish Defence College 인쇄용 PDF보기 Ideally, the force structure of any navy is not only a reflection of a state’s strategic and operational context but also its geopolitical goals and economic status. It is only through this lens can the Republic of Korea Navy’s (ROKN) acquisition of …

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Keynote Speech at the 6th NISCSS-KIMS Forum

KIMS Periscope No. 230 Wu Shicun President National Institute for South China Sea Studies, Chinay 인쇄용 PDF보기 Good morning. Due to Covid-19, the forum is held virtually this time. I would like to express my appreciation to the Korea Institute for Maritime Strategy (KIMS) for proposing this meeting. The National Institute for South China Sea …

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The Royal Australian Navy’s experience with aircraft-carrying warships: Implications for the Republic of Korea

KIMS Periscope No. 229 John Blaxland Professor Australian National University 인쇄용 PDF보기 Australia and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are both US treaty allies with a range of points of intersecting interests, values and experiences that rarely get the attention they deserve. With the Korean Navy acquiring aircraft-carrying ships and looking to further implement its …

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The ROK and the Indo-Pacific Strategy

KIMS Periscope No. 210 Erik French International Studies at the State University of New York at Brockport Director & Assistant Professor 인쇄용 PDF보기 The U.S. has recently laid out a new strategy to maintain a “free and open” Indo-Pacific. This plan aims to uphold state sovereignty, the peaceful resolution of disputes, and unfettered access to …

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Recent Developments in the South China Sea: The Probability is Rising for Accidental Incidents

KIMS Periscope No. 206 Wu Shicun President National Institute for South China Sea Studies, China 인쇄용 PDF보기 Despite the raging Covid-19 virus and anti-racism protests at home, the U.S. has continued maneuvering in the South China Sea since July. It is puzzling that since the Covid-19 outbreak the U.S. has stepped up its military operations …

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Problems and prospects for the development of the icebreaker fleet of the Russian Navy

KIMS Periscope No. 201 Christov Igor Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation 인쇄용 PDF보기 Russia has the largest icebreaking fleet in the world: 41 icebreakers of various classes and types. In addition, Russia is the sole owner of nuclear icebreakers in the world. All this allows …

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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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