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The Implications of North Korean SLBMs for KSS-III Submarines

The history of North Korea’s development of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles(SLBM) is much older than the general presumption. SLBMs represent the pinnacle of nuclear weapons development. The final objective of a state seeking nuclear armament is the acquisition of nuclear-powered ballistic missiles submarines(SSBN) capable of prolonged undersea operations and equipped with multiple SLBMs. To this day, […]

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Recommendations for the European Naval Presence in the Indo-Pacific Region

It has come under our observation that the world’s economic and political center of gravity continues to shift towards the Indo-Pacific with China playing a dominant role in areas such as trade, military, and technology. Another palpable observation is that American supremacy has been relatively declined in the region. These changes pose a new challenge

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Plausible deniability and Chinese Gray zone strategies in the Yellow Sea/West Sea

In general, it has been a convention that, as a form of symbolism, a peace is represented by white while war is represented by black. This kind of representation is often used in media, historical books, political documents, and so on even though the choice of collar does not carry any particular meaning. Then, what

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If South Korea pursues regional maritime cooperation more actively, what effects will it achieve in the future? – Examining implications derived from Japan and Australia’s experiences in the Indo-Pacific region

Strategic competition between the United States and China is fierce in the maritime domain. China’s ‘One Belt, One Road Strategy (BRI)’, which is competing with the US ‘Indo-Pacific Strategy’, has a scope that extends to Southeast Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, the Middle East, and Southeastern Europe. The United States blocks the west of China

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