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KEI Contributor – Nicholas Hamisevicz

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On July 22, KEI hosted Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga to discuss his research analyzing Chinese military commentary about North Korea and offering insight on how to better decipher statements from Chinese military officials about North Korea. Dr. Jonathan Pollack served as a discussant providing context and additional thoughts about the paper.   Please click here to view the paper | Video of the program can be viewed below    

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July 7, 2015
Nicholas Hamisevicz, Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga | Former Editor of China Brief, Discussant: Jonathan D. Pollack | Senior Fellow

On June 11, KI hosted Dr. Georgy Toloraya, Director of the Center for Asian Strategy at the Russian Academy of Sciences wh discussed his thoughts on Russia’s foreign policy toward the two Koreas and its priorities for a peaceful Korean peninsula in the future.  Please click here to view the paper | Video of the program can be viewed below Background Greater focus has been placed on the North Korea-Russia relationship as both countries find themselves isolated from their neighbors. The attention would have been even greater if Kim Jong-un would have attended Russia’s World War II celebration as initially rumored. Regardless, Russia is continuing to reach out to both Koreas. Potential projects for greater engagement, especially with railways and pipelines, are ways Russia hopes to improve its position internationally while also fostering better inter-Korean relations in order to prevent a potential crisis that could negatively affect Russian interests on the Korean Peninsula.  

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May 27, 2015
Nicholas Hamisevicz, Dr. Georgy Toloraya | Director of the Center for Asian Strategy, Modera

On March 26, 2015 KEI hosted a panel at the 2015 Association for Asian Studies Conference titled
“Dealing with North Korean Provocations: Regional Military Responses and the Hope for a Diplomatic Solution”

A Chinese Perspective on Dealing with North Korean Provocations
Xiaohe Cheng, Renmin University of China

U.S. Deterrence Strategies and Alliance Cooperation Efforts in Response to North Korean Military Threats
Terence Roehrig, U.S. Naval War College

Japan’s Military Response to North Korean Provocations
Bonji Ohara, The Tokyo Foundation

South Korea’s Deterrence Strategy and Policies for Better Intern-Korean Relations
Kyudok Hong, Sookmyung Women’s University

Moderator: Nicholas Hamisevicz, KEI

To learn more about KEI at AAS, please click here.

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March 17, 2015
Terence Roehrig, Nicholas Hamisevicz, Xiaohe Cheng, Bonji Ohara, Kyudok Hong

On March 12, KEI hosted Steven Denney, Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto and columnist for The Diplomat, and Christopher Green, Ph.D. candidate at Leiden University and Manager of International Affairs for Daily NK, who presented their findings and analysis of the information management strategy the Kim Jong-un government is using in contemporary North Korea, especially how re-defector press conferences serve an important role in buttressing the North Korean leadership. Please click here to view the paper Please view the video of the program below

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By Nicholas Hamisevicz In May, much of the attention toward the Korean peninsula was drawn toward the northern part as North Korea held its first Party Congress in thirty-six years. While looking for possible changes to emerge from the Kim Jong-un regime, the stalemate in inter-Korean relations continues. North Korea did offer talks, but South…

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Region: Asia

June 8, 2016

By Nicholas Hamisevicz  February was another difficult month for inter-Korean relations. After a nuclear weapons test in January, North Korea then conducted a satellite launch that also served as a ballistic missile test. The Park Geun-hye administration in South Korea closed the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) in response, leaving no continuous projects or connections left…

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Region: Asia

March 10, 2016

By Nicholas Hamisevicz The new year did not start off well for inter-Korean relations. The momentum was already moving in the wrong direction after a disappointing December. North Korea’s fourth nuclear test will now create an even larger setback for the two sides. The prospects will not get better either. Directly antagonizing one another while…

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Region: Asia

February 2, 2016

By Nicholas Hamisevicz A good stretch of optimism in inter-Korean relations ended in December, even before tensions rose in early January 2016 with North Korea’s fourth nuclear test. In December, the two Koreas had a vice-minister meeting, but couldn’t come to any agreements and did not even set a date for future discussions. Moreover, Kim…

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Region: Asia

January 7, 2016

While the initial focus may be on the humanitarian and safety needs of Japan after the Fukushima nuclear accident, South Korea has a major stake in the future of nuclear…

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Region: Asia

January 20, 2012