December 08, 2023


Chris H. Park

Chris H. Park

Chris H. Park is an MA candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is a research assistant at the Merrill Strategic Studies Center under former Acting Director of Central Intelligence John McLaughlin and at the U.S.-Korea Center under Dr. Miyeon Oh. Chris was the 2022 next-generation scholar at the George Washington Institute for Korean Studies. His research interests involve the U.S.-South Korea alliance, Northeast Asian security, and alignment politics. His work has appeared in The Diplomat and Asia Unbound at the Council on Foreign Relations.


Caught in the crossfire: How Seoul’s intel-sharing plans jeopardize China ties

US, South Korea and Japan seek to use tech to better track North Korean missiles, stirring unease in Beijing

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How South Korea’s K-Chips Act balances strategic priorities and foreign affairs

New law allows Seoul to adjust its trade interests to balance strategic priorities between the U.S. and China

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How the defense industry helps support South Korea’s foreign policy goals

Arms sales may help Seoul align with like-minded democracies but could invite pushback from powerful neighbors

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