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Robert Kelly
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This is a re-post of an op-ed I recently wrote for the Dong-A Daily newspaper. It is follow-up to my post from two weeks ago on the future of the South Korean conservative party. The post of two weeks ago was a diagnosis of the Liberty Korea Party’s (LKP)…
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This is a re-post of an essay I wrote for the Korean Dong-A Daily newspaper. So exactly no one in the English-speaking cares much about this topic. Everyone wants to talk about Trump and Kim and North Korean nuclear weapons. I get it. But I do think it is…
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This essay is a re-post of a post I wrote for the Lowy Institute before the election explaining my vote against Donald Trump’s Republican party. This post went viral on Twitter; thank you. One thing I wish I had emphasized more in retrospect is that Trump…
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This is a local re-post of a piece I wrote for the Lowy Institute a few weeks ago. Basically I wrote this in disgust at how Trump is falling all over himself about Kim Jong Un. I do not oppose a deal with North Korea, as my critics keep saying. Rather, I…
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I was on vacation there for awhile, and while I wrote the following after the senator’s death, I did not post it here back then. I know everyone is talking about Kavanaugh and Trump’s ‘very, very large brain’ right now, but I wanted to put this up before…
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This is a local re-post of a lengthy review I wrote on this year’s détente for the Center for International Governance Innovation. This is the original version, rather than that edited up version. They’re basically the same Basically, I argue that the…
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This is a local re-post of a Singapore response piece I wrote for the Lowy Institute a few days ago. I’ll be honest and say that I still don’t really know what Trump achieved in Singapore. He’s running around the US and Fox claiming that he solved North…
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This is a local re-post of an essay I wrote earlier this week for The New York Review of Books. I haven’t blogged here in awhile, because I am so busy. Last weekend, I went to the Shangri-La Dialogue (reflections here). Today I am flying down to Singapore…
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This is a local re-post of a something I wrote a few weeks ago for The National Interest. Sorry, I don’t post as regularly here as I used to. I am super-busy. My TNI and Lowy author pages are the best place to find my stuff. My point is only that all the…
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