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Between Following and Leading : The Royal Navy and Coalition Operations in the Korean War

KIMS Periscope No. 349 Department of King’s College London Dr. Tim Benbow pdf view When the Korean War broke out in June 1950, the British contribution to the United Nations campaign initially focussed on naval power.  At the time of the North Korean invasion, the Royal Navy’s Far East Station, based in Singapore, comprised 22 […]

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Small State Naval Diplomacy in the Korean War : Denmark and the MS Jutlandia

KIMS Periscope No. 348 the Royal Danish Defence College Military analyst Captain Anders Puck Nielsen pdf view Recently there has been an increasing interest in the topic of naval diplomacy. When James Cable first made the term gunboat diplomacy famous in the 1970s, focus was exclusively on how naval forces could be used against an

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The U.S. Navy’s Experience in Coalition Warfare in the Korean War

KIMS Periscope No. 347 U.S. Air Force’s Air War College Prof. Corbin Williamson pdf view The Korean War (1950-1953) brought together forces from nine navies under an American naval command structure to defend South Korea. Many of the personnel who served in these navies had experience with coalition warfare from World War II which aided

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Combined Naval Operations during the Korean War and the Lessons for Today

KIMS Periscope No. 346 Royal Danish Defence College Prof. Ian Bowers pdf view In a newly edited book, Coalition Navies during the Korean War Understanding Combined Naval Operations, a select group of international scholars have sought to explore the nature of combined naval operations during the Korean War. For South Korea, being able to perform

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New Zealand’s Indo-Pacific Challenge and Cooperation with the Republic of Korea

KIMS Periscope No. 342 Roberto-Rabel Victoria University of Wellington Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel pdf view Over the past three decades, New Zealand has worked actively with others to build a more integrated region based on respect for rules and norms that can accommodate the political diversity of the Asia-Pacific. The country has benefited from the

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Beyond surface: The six spatial domains of maritime security

KIMS Periscope No. 336 University of Copenhagen Professor Christian Bueger pdf view When debates on maritime security as a new paradigm for understanding the oceans intensified in the 2000s, the main concerns were ship and port security. Terrorism, piracy and smuggling were the main issues driving the agenda. Increasingly, the maritime security agenda has diversified

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Coercion with Chinese Characteristics: “Gray Zone” Tactics in the West Philippine Sea

KIMS Periscope No. 331 De La Salle University Associate Professor Charmaine Misalucha-Willoughby pdf view China’s coercive measures in the West Philippine Sea have been on the rise. Between August to September 2023 alone, the Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) and maritime militia used dangerous maneuvers to block and harass the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the

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Locating Southeast Asia within the Indo-Pacific Maritime Security

KIMS Periscope No. 330 Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (RSIS) Senior Fellow Collin Koh Swee Lean pdf view In the era of Great Power rivalry between China and the U.S., and the outbreak of war in Ukraine, one may conclude that the South China Sea (SCS) disputes constitute the single most important maritime security

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Unassuming yet Critical: Securing South Korea Vulnerable Subsea Cable Network

KIMS Periscope No. 329 Associate Research Fellow, Taejae Future Consensus Institute Mathew Yeo Jie Sheng pdf view The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author. They do not purport to reflect the views or positions of Taejae Future Consensus Institute or its members. Introduction In January 2022, a massive volcano eruption severed

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