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North Korea and Russian Relations

By Taylor Hill As a founding member of the United Nations and member of the UN security council, the USSR was expected to abide by UN resolutions in order to further the common interest. However, during the 1950 Soviet boycott of the UN (initiated to protest the exclusion of the…

The Six-Party Talks in Context

On September 19, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Information Reports,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With Comments Off on The Six-Party Talks in Context

By Hunter Huillet Denuclearization talks have come to the forefront of the Trump administration’s foreign policy concerns and now even tops the list of international issues. Negotiations with North Korea have been pursued for many years and over numerous administrations with varying success. Some of the most in-depth and involved…

Mongolia and North Korea

On August 17, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Information Reports,Uncategorized, By ,, , With Comments Off on Mongolia and North Korea

By Taylor Hill Mongolia, once the center of the largest contiguous land empire of all time, is now seldom seriously considered in terms of current global politics. In fact, when U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton was assigned to visit Mongolia during President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, it…

JAD & Emerging International Threats from Indonesia

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By: Jeff Bates photo credit: McBeth, John. 2019. Al Qaeda vs. ISIS for Indonesia’s terror crown With Indonesia being the fourth most populous nation on the planet, and with the largest Muslim majority of any country, the threat of Islamic extremism emanating from Indonesia cannot be overlooked.  Malaysia, the Philippines,…

Malaysia-China Ties: Improving and Degrading Simultaneously

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By: Jacob Crandall Following the US global ban on Chinese tech-company Huawei, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad came out stating that Malaysia would continue to roll out the company’s 5G cellular expansion. Additionally, China is investing heavily into Malaysia’s infrastructure with their Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The BRI is…