Regional Perspectives

North Korea's missile types and ranges.
Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), CSIS Missile Defense Project, North Korea’s Ballistic Missiles, https://missilethreat.csis.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/North-Korean-Missiles_update_12.17_reduced.jpg

In addition to the two Koreas, the United States, China, Japan and Russia are also involved in the North Korea conflict. All actors condemn Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme and its confrontational policies. However, differing opinions regarding the negotiation process and its outcome complicate a diplomatic solution. For each actor, far more is at stake than just the North Korean nuclear weapons.

Publications

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Marco Overhaus

USA: Between the Extremes

in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests

Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 12, December 2018, 85 Pages, S. 22-26
Anny Boc, Gudrun Wacker

China: Between Key Role and Marginalisation

in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests

Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 12, December 2018, 85 Pages, S. 27-30
Margarete Klein

Russia: A Possible Mediator?

in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests

2018/RP 12, December 2018, 85 Pages, S. 31-35
Hanns Günther Hilpert, Elli-Katharina Pohlkamp

Japan: On the Sidelines

in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (eds.)
Facets of the North Korea Conflict

Actors, Problems and Europe’s Interests

Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 12, December 2018, 85 Pages, S. 36-39
Anny Boc

North Korea and China, Friends Again?

How economic engagement with North Korea serves China’s broader strategy in Northeast Asia.

in: The Diplomat, China Power, 07.06.2018 (online)
Hanns Maull

Inner-Korean entente will not change power dynamic in China’s favor

in: MERICS Blog – European Voices on China, 26.02.2018, (online)
Anny Boc

China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line

in: The Diplomat, Flashpoints, 22.11.2017 (online)
Alexandra Sakaki, Gudrun Wacker

China – Japan – South Korea

A Tense Ménage à Trois

SWP Research Paper 2017/RP 05, April 2017, 34 Pages
Gudrun Wacker

Security Cooperation in East Asia

Structures, Trends and Limitations

SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 04, May 2015, 40 Pages
Alexandra Sakaki

Japan’s Security Policy: A Shift in Direction under Abe?

SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 02, March 2015, 35 Pages
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SWP Comments

Wolfgang Richter
The End of the INF Treaty is Looming

A New Nuclear Arms Race Can Still Be Prevented


Paweł Tokarski, Serafina Funk
Non-euro Countries in the EU after Brexit

Between Fear of Losing of Political Influence and Euro Accession