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Sibylline Podcast – Korean Peninsula - Whilst Tensions Remain Low Long Term Uncertainty Over Denuclearisation Persists

Sibylline Podcast – Korean Peninsula - Whilst Tensions Remain Low Long Term Uncertainty Over Denuclearisation Persists

May 4, 2018

Despite the positive post-summit atmosphere on the Korean Peninsula, there are ongoing uncertainties with regard to the prospects for denuclearisation. Relations are likely to cool should the Trump-Kim summit fail to produce concrete results. We consider the implications for regional security, along with other potential flashpoints in the Asia Pacific.

Key points include:

• The reasons behind Kim Jong-un’s apparent volte face
• China’s role in the current détente and upcoming negotiations
• The most likely outcome of the US-North Korea summit
• How the North Korean situation will impact regional security going forward
• How maritime tensions in the South China Sea, Abe’s desire to remilitarise Japan and the China/Taiwan situation may also impact Asia Pacific security

 

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