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Global Outlook Articles by Chung-in Moon
Chung-in Moon is the co-convener of Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, and the Chairman of the Sejong Institute in South Korea.
He previously served as the Special Advisor to the ROK President for Unification, Foreign and Security Affairs. As Distinguished University Professor of Yonsei University, he is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Global Asia, and Krause Distinguished Fellow, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UCSD. He is a member of the Toda International Research Advisory Council.
Incremental Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula
By Chung-in Moon | 16 December, 2022
Amid a troubling geopolitical environment, USIP’s Frank Aum discussed the prospects for peace on the Korean Peninsula with Yonsei University’s Dr. Moon Chung-in, who has advised three South Korean presidents on North Korea policy and was one of the architects of the “sunshine” engagement policy in the 1990s.
It’s Time for South Korea to Think Seriously About Crisis Stability
By Chung-in Moon | 30 November, 2022
Crisis stability is as important as deterrence and as much attention should be paid to preventing wars as to winning them.
Is an Economic Security Alliance with US in Korea’s Best Interest?
By Chung-in Moon | 07 November, 2022
While a military alliance and values alliance between South Korea and the US have both been espoused by previous conservative governments in Korea, the economic security alliance is a fairly new concept. But we should be wary of the flashing red lights.
Nuclear North Korea: Beyond Deterrence and Recognition
By Chung-in Moon | 30 September, 2022
As one expert put it, progress on North Korea will only come once we look at things from its point of view.
Will Nagasaki Be the Last City Ever to Experience a Nuclear Attack?
By Chung-in Moon | 25 August, 2022
The Japanese government is calling to prevent nuclear proliferation and reduce nuclear arsenals while maintaining its current nuclear deterrence, while civil society and the Nagasaki municipal government are advocating the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the establishment of a nuclear-weapons-free zone in Northeast Asia on the grounds that eliminating nuclear weapons is the only way forward. Those represent two conflicting attitudes toward the nuclear issue in Japan today.
Pompeo’s Claims that China Obstructed North Korea’s Denuclearisation
By Chung-in Moon | 28 July, 2022
The North Korean nuclear issue can’t be resolved without US cooperation with Beijing — but Pompeo’s rhetoric makes that appear near impossible.
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