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Deterrence is Not Enough in Northeast Asia

Edging closer: US President Joe Biden hosts the leaders of Japan and South Korea at Camp David on 18 August 2023. Image: White House / Wikimedia Commons

The new security agreement between the US, South Korea and Japan reflects the shifting sands of regional geopolitics, especially heightened concerns about North Korea and China. Achieving its full potential, however, will require an openness to dialogue with both countries and cooperation on domestic challenges.

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Yoon Young-kwan

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