Arirang TV: Peace & Prosperity

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Arirang TV: Peace & Prosperity
Pacific Forum President Emeritus Ralph Cossa discusses U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises, North Korea’s nuclear capacity, and U.S.-China cooperation on North Korean issues on South Korean broadcasting station, Arirang TV’s “Peace & Prosperity.” Watch the interview with Ralph Cossa from the 16-minute mark https://bit.ly/2UAKjFR

The Japan Times: Japan and the ‘great power competition’

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The Japan Times: Japan and the ‘great power competition’

Senior Advisor Brad Glosserman reflects on the rise of Asia and the evolution of relationships and interactions. Glosserman’s opinion piece in The Japan Times calls for a common conception and agreement on “great power competition.” He notes the importance of all participants committing to find and forge consensus, and believes that the Japan-US alliance should lead the way.

Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: The United States has legitimate nuclear concerns with China

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Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft: The United States has legitimate nuclear concerns with China

Vice President David Santoro addresses US concerns about the evolution of China’s nuclear capabilities and examines prospects for escalation in a recent Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft publication. Santoro argues, “Yes, China has a smaller arsenal than the United States and Russia, but it is bigger than any of the other nuclear-armed states, it is growing, and Beijing refuses to articulate a level at which it would have ‘enough’ weapons.”

The Hill: Inflamed American attitudes interfere in healthy competition with China

The Hill: Inflamed American attitudes interfere in healthy competition with China

Non-resident Kelly Fellow Elliot Silverberg co-authors a new article in The Hill. He examines the US-China relationship and policy constraints from inflamed opinion and increasing Anti-Asian prejudice in the US. He emphasizes the importance of not punishing the Chinese people for actions of the Chinese government and healthy co-existence with China.

The Diplomat: COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Australia-South Korea Relations

The Diplomat: COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Australia-South Korea Relations

Vasey Fellow Tom Corben publishes a new article in The Diplomat. He examines the opportunities for Australia and South Korea to collaborate and shine together, given the lack of global leadership in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Their shared experiences coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and history of middle power cooperation put Seoul and Canberra in a good position to enhance bilateral relations and collaborate on a range of initiatives in pursuit of international cooperation to address the global pandemic.