Dr. Steven Kim Dr. Steven Kim and Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd recently collaborated on an article discussing whether North Korea would follow Myanmar in adopting institutional reforms. Their article "Worlds Apart: Why North Korea Won't Follow Myanmar's Path to Reform," which appears in the 2014 Winter edition of Global Asia, compares the two countries in terms of the factors affecting their decision regarding reform. In the article they state: "The reason that reforms in Myanmar have raised such high expectations for North Korea is the perceived similarities of the two regimes. As with North Korea today, under military control [...]
Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies faculty members Dr. Steven Kim and Dr. Saira Yamin both had articles published recently. Dr. Kim had an article entitled "North Korea is not Burma" published July 19 in East Asia Forum, which provides a platform for the best in East Asian analysis, research and policy comment on the Asia Pacific region and world affairs, according to their website. Here is an excerpt: "The recent reforms in Burma have prompted discussions about the likelihood that North Korea might embark on a similar path. Both countries are poor, isolated, repressive, nationalistic and considered pariahs by the international [...]
APCSS professors Dr. Steven Kim and Dr. Al Oehlers recently published articles on strategic crossroads and how these can impact the region. “North Korea’s succession: Kim Jong-un faces tough strategic decisions” by Dr. Steven Kim was recently published by the East Asia Forum. In the article, Kim describes how “The Kim Jong-un regime now stands at a crossroads, and the country’s future depends on whether it looks to the past or to the future in searching for the solutions to its enormous and pressing problems.” Read More… “Papua: Time for Firm U.S. Stand?” by Dr. Al Oehlers was featured in The Diplomat. In the article he describes [...]
Dr. Steven Kim recently co-authored an article with Dr. Haesook Chae entitled “Conservatives and Progressives in South Korea” This article received a “Certificate of Award for Outstanding Faculty Paper” at the meeting of the International Studies Association-West, San Francisco in September 2007 and was recently published in The Washington Quarterly (Autumn 2008). […]
Dr. Steven Kim's article entitled, “ROK's Nuclear Experiments: A Successful Case of Alliance Management (expanded version of the original APCSS publication of the same title),” has been published in the Spring/Summer 2005 issue of International Journal of Korean Studies. The information regarding this journal can be found at the following website--http://www.icks.org/. Dr. Kim is an assistant professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. -END- The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of APCSS, the U.S. Pacific Command, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.