The recent development of the North Korea's summit diplomacy and feasibility of CVID (Complete, Verifiable and Irreversible Dismantlement) of the nuclear program have received unprecedented responses, both optimistic and pessimistic, from the international community.
Please stay tuned to this page for the APARC researchers' commentary and analysis on the CVID of the North Korean nuclear program through articles published in various news media.
Korean elections give Moon momentum, but could shift U.S. alliance (Axios, June 14, 2018)
Ambassador Kathleen Stephens shares reactions following the Trump-Kim summit, including her thoughts on President Trump's pledge to cancel military exercises on the Korean Peninsula (KQED's Forum, 06/12/18)
With North Korea, let's not forget the big picture (The Diplomat, June 8, 2018)
"[T]he mere prospect of the June summit has already enhanced Kim's status on the international stage," observes APARC Director Gi-Wook Shin, Trump needs leadership and allies to salvage the North Korea summit (Axios, May 25, 2018)
Dan Sneider understands Japanese skepticim of North Korea's conversion to disarmament in Japan, China and South Korea Get Together (The Economist, May 10, 2018)
Future of U.S. troops in South Korea uncertian (Los Angeles Times, May 4, 2018)
A new start or a rerun on the Korean Peninsula? (East Asia Forum, May 6, 2018)
Stanford Panel discusses North-South summit and what happens next (APARC News, April 28, 2018)
North Korea summit diplomacy (The Diplomat, March 30, 2018)
Moon's bet on the Olympics: what comes next? (East Asia Forum, February 18, 2018)