Security Situation on the Korean Peninsula and the Way Ahead

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“Security Situation on the Korean Peninsula and the Way Ahead” Speaker: Maxwell, D. (Foundation for Defense of Democracies) Date: 13 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. David Maxwell (Foundation for Defense of Democracies) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Mr. Maxwell first stated that US […]

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Limited Nuclear War: The 21st Century Challenge for the United States

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“Limited Nuclear War: The 21st Century Challenge for the United States” Speaker: Warden, J. (Institute for Defense Analyses) Date: 12 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. John Warden (Institute for Defense Analyses) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Mr. Warden’s presentation focused on […]

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Getting Messages Through: The Cognition of Influence with North Korea and East Asia

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Getting Messages Through: The Cognition of Influence with North Korea and East Asia Author | Editor: Nicholas Wright (Intelligent Biology) Executive Summary To cause intended effects—and avoid unintended effects—in the fiendishly complex regional environment surrounding the Korean peninsula, United States policymakers are required to understand both what motivates key actors and what type of strategic […]

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Quantifying Risk and Resilience in Multilayer Systems

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“Quantifying Risk and Resilience in Multilayer Systems” Speaker: Linkov, I. (US Army Engineer Research and Development Center) Date: 11 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Igor Linkov (US Army Engineer Research and Development Center) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. To begin his presentation, Dr. […]

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Approaches and Measures to Stabilizing the Korean Peninsula – A Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank Report

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[Q2] Is there anything the US can do to empower the ROK to negotiate a solution that would remove both the nuclear and conventional instabilities on the peninsula? Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Summary Response This report summarizes the input of 18 insightful responses from the Korea Strategic Outcomes […]

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Overview of the North Korean Economy and Recent Developments

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“Overview of the North Korean Economy and Recent Developments” Speaker: Babson, B. (The National Committee on North Korea [NCNK]) Date: 6 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Brad Babson (The National Committee on North Korea [NCNK]) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. During his presentation, […]

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Narratives Before & After the 2018 North Korea- United States Summit: An Analysis of Chinese and Russian News Media Coverage of Events on the Korean Peninsula

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Narratives Before & After the 2018 North Korea- United States Summit: An Analysis of Chinese and Russian News Media Coverage of Events on the Korean Peninsula Authors | Editors: Skye Cooley (Oklahoma State University), Robert Hinck (Monmouth College), Randy Kluver (Oklahoma State University), and Ethan Stokes (University of Alabama) Selected Findings • U.S. lost its […]

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Assessment of Possible Reactions in German-Speaking and East Central Europe and the European Union (GS-ECE/EU) to Possible Strategic Outcomes in U.S.-DPRK Relations

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Assessment of Possible Reactions in German-Speaking and East Central Europe and the European Union (GS-ECE/EU) to Possible Strategic Outcomes in U.S.-DPRK Relations Author | Editor: David Dorondo (Western Carolina University & STRATCOM Academic Alliance) Executive Summary The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) does not currently constitute a strategic threat via inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) […]

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How the US Can Work With Its Partners to Contest DPRK Operations – A Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank Report

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[Q5] How does the US, working with its partners, best contest DPRK operations? Authors | Editors: Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Summary Response This report summarizes the input of 15 insightful responses from the Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank (ViTTa) expert contributors. While this summary response presents an overview of the key expert contributor insights, […]

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Imran Khan and Pakistan’s Role in a Potential Grand Bargain

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“Imran Khan and Pakistan’s Role in a Potential Grand Bargain” Speaker: Kaltenthaler, K. (University of Akron) Date: 29 August 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler (University of Akron) as a part of its SMA CENTCOM (Afghanistan) Speaker Series. Dr. Kaltenthaler began his presentation by discussing Imran Khan’s […]

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