Asia and the Pacific

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October 1, 2018

In August, the Arctic’s oldest and thickest READ MORE

September 27, 2018

On July 27, South Korea’s Defense Minister Song Young-moo briefed President Moon Jae-in on “Defense Reform 2.0,” an expansive initiative to restructure and modernize Korea’s defense. READ MORE

September 27, 2018 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

On Sept. 20, Shinzo Abe won a third term in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s presidential election and extended his tenure as prime minister beyond this fall. READ MORE

September 11, 2018 | EXPERT: Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr.

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August 7, 2018

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.   READ MORE

July 27, 2018

By Yuichiro Kakutani, Research Intern, Japan Program High-level leaders of all but one of the nations that joined North Korea in the defunct Six-Party Talks have met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the last two months. The lone exception: Japan. READ MORE

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