Korea, Papua: Topics of Latest Faculty Articles

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 how “Rising tensions there risk complicating critically significant U.S.-Indonesia relations, unnecessarily distracting from the strategically important “rebalancing” towards the Asia-Pacific recently announced by the Obama administration.”  Read More…


The views expressed in these articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, U.S. Pacific Command,he U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.

By |2016-01-21T13:00:07+00:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: Faculty, Faculty Articles, Kim, Oehlers, Research|

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