Category: Foreign Policy and Diplomacy


New Thinking about Strategy, Power and Victory in the Twenty-First Century

It is normal to talk about foreign policy strategy, in the sense of achieving the national interest, but the language of strategy is often implicitly linked to the language of the military: achieving power over enemies and defeating them. While this conceptualization of strategy was perhaps relevant as recently as the Cold War, it is


Changing Security Dynamics in East Asia and Its Impacts on South Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy

China’s economic and military rise in recent decades has begun to change East Asian regional security order, dominated by the US since the end of World War II based on hub-and-spoke alliance system. Not only is China increasingly aggressive over its maritime territorial disputes in East China and South China seas, but also aspires a