“Taking Stock of the New Southern Policy and ASEAN-Republic of Korea Relations.” ASEAN Insights, Vol. 3, December 2020

Only Connect: Why US Alliances and Multilateral Institutions Still Matter in Asia.” Global Asia. 15(3): 68-75

South Korea’s New Southern Policy and ASEAN-ROK Relations.” The Diplomat.  July 28, 2020.

What Happens to the North Korean People if Kim Jong-un Dies?”  The National Interest.  April 27, 2020

 “The Militarization of COVID-19 Enforcement: Observations from the Philippines.” Duck of  Minerva. April 25, 2020. 

 President Duterte wants to scrap a Philippines-U.S. military agreement.” Washington Post. February 20, 2020

 “South Korea pulled out of a military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan. That’s a big deal.” Washington Post.  August 27, 2019. 

Japan and South Korea Can’t Get Along.” Foreign Affairs (with Celeste Arrington), July 31, 2019.

Avoiding Another Iraq in Iran.The National Interest (with Will Walldorf), May 20, 2019

 “North Korea and America’s Second Summit: Here’s What Andrew Yeo Thinks Will Happen.” The National Interest, February 6, 2019

“Will raising human rights issues really derail nuclear negotiations with North Korea? (with Danielle Chubb). The Washington Post. June 27, 2018.

 “In Pursuit of North Korean Human Rights and Denuclearization.” Lawfare. March 18, 2018

Why North Korea wants a summit with Trump.” Washington Post. March 14, 2018

“Four reasons Trump’s Asia trip is so important.”  Washington Post.  November 4, 2017

Did Trump and Abe just launch a new chapter in U.S.-Japan relations?” Washington Post. February 13, 2017

South Korea just elected a new president. Will there be new friction with the U.S.?”  Washington Post. May 9, 2017

President Duterte is talking tough. Will it cost the Philippines?Washington Post.  October 28, 2017


The National Interest,  “Don’t Let Skepticism Kill A Chance for Real Detente with North Korea.” (with David Kang) October 3, 2018

Mission Frontier, “Why We Should Still Give Engagement a Chance.”  Special issue on North Korea of Inside North Korea: Bringing Hope and Healing to the Toughest Places. Vol 40 (3): 31-34, May-June 2018.

The Diplomat, “Democratic Deficit and Missile Defense in South Korea.”  (with Katherine Moon). August 4, 2016. 

Interviews and Media Clips

Voice of America, Washington Talk Program, “US opens hearing on North Korean Human Rights anti-leaflet law.” December 19. 2020

Global Dispatches Japan and South Korea Are Locked in A Bitter Dispute With Global Implications.” September 15, 2019.

Arirang, The Point: World Affairs, “Ep.36 – Prospects for the Second U.S.-North Korea Summit.” February 10, 2019,

Voice of America, Washington Talk Program, “China’s cooperation? … North Korea’s reform and opening model.” December 12, 2018

CNBC, Abe is worried of being sidelined on North Korea issues” June 6, 2018

CNBC, Discussing the main agenda of the Trump-Abe meeting,” April 17 2018

Channel News Asia, Between the Lines.  “Power: The US and the World.” February 9, 2018.

Wisconsin Public Radio, morning show, “Dissecting President Trump’s Visit To Asia.”  November 8, 2017

KCBS 106.9 San Francisco, “Trump Visit to Tokyo.” November 6, 2017

Channel News Asia. “Xi Meets Trump.” April 6, 2017.

Channel News Asia. “Abe US visit” February 8, 2017.

C-SPAN Book TV  “Activists, Alliances, and Anti-Base Protests.” January 24, 2014

Media Quotes

Nikkei Asia. “Young South Korean men turn against Moon ahead of 2022 election.” May 8, 2021

Japan Times. A week into Biden’s term, signs point to continued U.S.-China friction.” January 27, 2021

Kyunghan News. 비핵화 협상 테이블에 북한 앉히려면 당근·채찍 병행해야” [At the North Korea denuclearization negotiation table, carrots and sticks must be used together]. January 24. 2021.

Wall Street Journal. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s Return Affirms Status Quo in Talks.” May 4, 2020

Associated Foreign Press. “South Korea ruling party wins big parliamentary majority.” April 16, 2020

Japan Times. GSOMIA lives, but what’s next for Japan and South Korea ties?” November 23, 2019.

Radio Free Asia, “Expert survey: US-North Korea…missed opportunities…possible failure” March 1, 2019

Washington Post, Vietnam’s unspoken link to Kim Jong Un: The woman accused of assassinating his half brother.” February 23, 2019

Fair Observer“Could Change Come to North Korea?” February 19, 2019

Hankyoreh“US Korea experts advocate partial relaxation of sanctions on N. Korea for inter-Korean cooperation.”  February 18, 2019

South China Morning Post, “US wants Japan and South Korea to tag team China. But history is in the way.”  January 12, 2019

Wall Street Journal, North Korea’s ‘Money Masters’ Hold Keys to Kim’s Economic Revival” August 26, 2018

New York Times MagazineHow South Koreans Are Reckoning With a Changing American Military Presence” August 9, 2018

Korea Times“US Experts Prompt Response to US-North Korea opening”   March 7, 2018

Kyunghyang News, “South Korea Opened the Door to US-North Korea talks”  March 7, 2018

Korea Times, “김영남 방남은 대남관계 개선용… 북미대화 가능성 희박” February 7, 2018

Wall Street Journal, “U.S. to Label North Korea a ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism,'”   November 20, 2017

The Diplomat, “USAG Humphreys: The Story Behind America’s Biggest Overseas Base.” November 6, 2017

Voice of America story, “South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open.”   September 21, 2017

Catholic New Service, “Just-war tests not met in North Korea situation, ethicists say.” August 16, 2017

Washington Post, South Korea just showed the world how to do democracy”    May 10, 2017

Kyunghynag Sinmun문재인 대통령 취임]“문, 트럼프 빨리 만나고 북핵 문제 운전대 잡아야”  “May 9, 2017, quoted in 

WUSA9 (CBS local, Washington DC) Questions answered about US attack on Syria. April 7, 2017

Al Jazeera, Pyeongtaek: A US base, Americana in rural South Korea.” March 4, 2017

Pyonghwa Sinmun “한국 주도하에 주변국들과 함께 ‘한반도 비핵화’ 이뤄야” [Korea’s Lead with Neighboring Countries in Denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula]  September 11, 2016

Catholic Times (Korea), “한반도평화나눔포럼 특집] 어떤 내용 논의됐나” [Korean Peninsula Peace Sharing Forum: Discussion Point and Debate] August 28, 2016

National Catholic Reporter, “Gathering discusses Americans’ lost confidence” July 25, 2016

La Presse, “Les tentacules de l’armée américaine” April 15, 2015

Sputnik News.  “Okinawa Governor to Look for Loopholes to Stop US Base Relocation”  February 25, 2015

Stars and Stripes, “Looming closure of Manas transit center met with economic concern, ambivalence” December 23, 2013

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