north korea

David Kang: Korea's Soft Power Under Threat: North Korea and the Korean Peninsula

The USC Korean Studies Institute director highlights the powerful pull of rhetoric when it comes to U.S. media messages about North Korea.

Ms. Enna Park, Ambassador for Public Diplomacy, Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs

At a recent CPD event, Amb. Enna Park emphasized the importance of public diplomacy and soft power in ensuring S. Korea's continued success.

[Foreign Correspondents] Sports diplomacy for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Arirang TV looks at the impact of the 2018 winter games on North Korea-South Korea relations.

Ilan Manor argues that incendiary social media may ignite tensions, not full-on wars.

The political instability of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 was a turning point for Korea’s PD. 

The next effort to defuse the nuclear brinksmanship over North Korea’s missile and bomb testing may come, not from diplomats, but from a pair of North Korean figure skaters who perform to music by the Beatles. An obscure competition on Thursday and Friday here in Bavaria has gained geopolitical urgency as the pairs team of Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik seek to become the first North Korean athletes to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics in February in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

CPD Fellow Vivian Walker looks at what the Peloponnesian War can teach us about today's foreign policy.

The Travelogue podcast from Condé Nast grapples with the question of whether tourism to North Korea is right or wrong.

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