Nuclear

President Obama Returns to India

By Rick Rossow This month, President Barack Obama will return to India. There are fairly high expectations for the visit, and it is important to understand what could realistically transpire. Echoes of the July 2005 nuclear deal announcement continue to…

The Next Two Years in Korea

By Victor Cha What must the administration contend with in its remaining two years in office on the Korean Peninsula? First, the United States is likely to see the next series of North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests. These…

The Leaderboard: Hwang Joon-kook

Who is he? Hwang Joon-kook is the new Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs for the Republic of Korea (ROK), serving as South Korea’s top delegate for the Six-Party Talks. Prior to this position, Ambassador Hwang served…

Dr. Strangedeal Redux

Bush and Singh

By Anja Manuel & Lauryn Williams Eight years after its inception, the civilian nuclear deal between the United States and India has seen some early successes, but not in the way many anticipated. On March 2, 2006, Prime Minister Singh…

Of Lemons and Lemonade

U.S.-ROK Alliance

By Victor Cha There is an American adage, “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” What this means is that if you have the misfortune of being placed in a bad situation, try turning it into something good. In business,…