Category Archives: South Korea

Imagery Update: ROK Jeju Island Naval Base

As South Korea readies to boost naval diplomacy in the region by hosting Pacific Reach 2016, new satellite imagery of the recently inaugurated Jeju island naval base was made available in Google Earth. The recent space snapshots acquired in March … Continue reading

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Did China Just Build a New Midget Submarine – Update

Three weeks ago, Offiziere requested information about a possible new Chinese midget submarine spotted at the Wuchang shipyard. The article was widely spread and cross-posted on Bellingcat, among others. Unfortunately, we didn’t receive any substantive information and even our colleagues from CIMSEC … Continue reading

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Interview: Herausforderungen und Chancen im Indopazifischen Raum

Offiziere.ch führte ein Interview mit dem Politikwissenschaftler Dan Krause auf der Grundlage seines Buches “Europa als sicherheitspolitischer Akteur” “Zusammengenommen stellt der Indopazifische Raum ein globales und wirtschaftliches Kraftzentrum von etwa drei Milliarden Menschen dar, dessen weitere Entwicklung herausragenden Einfluss für … Continue reading

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The Korean Quandary: Defence Reform

by Paul Pryce. Paul Pryce is a Junior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council of Canada. With degrees in political science from universities on both sides of the pond, he has previously worked in conflict resolution as a Research Fellow … Continue reading

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ASEAN’s Interoperability Challenges

by Paul Pryce. Paul Pryce is a Junior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council of Canada. With degrees in political science from universities on both sides of the pond, he has previously worked in conflict resolution as a Research Fellow … Continue reading

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Geo-Strategic Implication of the U.S.-R.O.K. OPCON Transfer Delay

by Jeong Lee and Major Chad M. Pillai. Jeong Lee is a freelance writer whose writings on U.S. defense and foreign policy issues and inter-Korean affairs have appeared on various online publications. Lee looks forward to start his Master of … Continue reading

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South Korea Buys Stealth Fighters—Too Bad It’s All For Show

The Republic of Korea has announced plans to buy up F-35 Joint Strike Fighters weeks after the program nearly went off the rails. But buying the warplanes won’t tip the balance against South Korea’s powerful regional rivals. After facing vociferous opposition from … Continue reading

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Das militärische Kräfteverhältnis auf der koreanischen Halbinsel

Ein Gastbeitrag von Lukas Hegi. Er ist Mitglied des Vorstandes der Vereinigung Schweizerischer Nachrichtenoffiziere (VSN). Dieser Artikel wurde im Bulletin 2 (2013) der Vereinigung Schweizerischer Nachrichtenoffiziere veröffentlicht. In der ersten Jahreshälfte war die internationale Politik von der Nordkorea-Krise geprägt. Damit … Continue reading

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