Diplomacy and Deterrence Forever? How South Korea Can Deal With North Korea in the Future

BY JOHN DALE GROVER The threat of escalation and strategic instability is real, but peace can be maintained and maybe improved. For Now, North Korea Is Here to Stay Although economic mismanagement and strict economic sanctions have caused a lot of harm to North Korea, Pyongyang has a long history of surviving the odds. Ms.… Read More Diplomacy and Deterrence Forever? How South Korea Can Deal With North Korea in the Future

Divided Elites: Where South Korea’s Engagers and Deterers Agree—and Disagree—About North Korea

BY JOHN DALE GROVER There is more room for cooperation than U.S. observers might think, but fundamental disagreements remain strong. Where Engagers and Deterers Agree Despite many differences, there are policy areas where Engagers and Deterers agree. Both groups want to avoid war since it would destroy many lives and undo South Korea’s hard-won prosperity.… Read More Divided Elites: Where South Korea’s Engagers and Deterers Agree—and Disagree—About North Korea