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Yoon Young-kwan

Yoon Young-kwan

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Yoon Young-kwan, a former minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Korea, is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at Seoul National University.

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  1. Strengthening South Korea’s New Strategic Posture
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    Strengthening South Korea’s New Strategic Posture

    Jan 17, 2023 Yoon Young-kwan explains how President Yoon Suk-yeol’s administration is adapting to an age of heightened geopolitical conflict.

  2. The Shape of Asia’s New Cold War
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    The Shape of Asia’s New Cold War

    Jun 10, 2020 Yoon Young-kwan advises Asian leaders to assess the new Sino-American conflict across three distinct but related dimensions.

  3. How to Judge the Hanoi Summit
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    How to Judge the Hanoi Summit

    Feb 27, 2019 Yoon Young-kwan offers three criteria for determining whether US diplomacy with North Korea has borne fruit.

  4. Korea’s Year of Living Diplomatically
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    Korea’s Year of Living Diplomatically

    Jan 17, 2019 Yoon Young-kwan reflects on the peninsula’s progress toward denuclearization in 2018, and the work that remains to be done.

  5. Getting to Yes With Kim Jong-un
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    Getting to Yes With Kim Jong-un

    Jun 8, 2018 Yoon Young-kwan urges a combination of political boldness and realistic prudence in denuclearizing North Korea.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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