November 09, 2023

Blinken concerned by growing Russia-North Korea military ties

Source: Reuters

Journalists: Soo-Hyang Choi, Ju-min Park

Blinken's brief stop in Seoul demonstrates U.S. commitment to the Korean peninsula and regional issues, and that the allies are implementing agreements made in earlier presidential summits, despite the pressing conflicts elsewhere, said Duyeon Kim, an analyst with the Center for a New American Security.

"Still, it will be important for the U.S. to sustain attention at all levels of the government because North Korea and even China would think is now has more room to manoeuvre," she said.

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  • Dr. Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim, PhD, is an adjunct senior fellow with the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS based in Seoul. Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear nonproliferation, ar...