Shinzo Abe

Japan’s Southeast Asia Strategy

By Nobuhiro Aizawa Southeast Asia, with a population of more than 620 million and a growing working-age middle class, is beginning to reap the benefits of its demographic dividend. Southeast Asia’s total gross domestic product (GDP) was $2.3 trillion in…

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…