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© 2019 Jeffrey Robertson

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Recent writings, commentary and research. Most often on diplomacy, diplomatic studies, and foreign policy with a focus on Australia, the Korean peninsula, and East Asia - but not always... Side projects include expatriate life in Seoul, North Korea Watchers, and ethnographic fiction. Materials derived from other sources are indicated. Contributions and comments are welcome!

Monday, September 16, 2019

A simple graphical representation of Trump's Twitter posts on North Korea reveals an interesting progression from tormentor to savior, and a consisten...

Sunday, March 18, 2018

A surprised world learned last week that Donald Trump had agreed to meet Kim Jong-Un. The unprecedented situation of two South Korean intelligence off...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

On 13 October, Seoul will host the third Australia – Republic of Korea foreign and defence ministerial (2+2) consultations. While topics to be discuss...

Monday, October 9, 2017

"The myth of accidental war" as published at the Center for Security Studies (CSS), 9 October 2017.

"As the rhetoric and warlike maneuvers of the U.S....

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

South Korea is facing a major foreign policy challenge, and it’s not North Korea. It’s ensuring that the United States is aware of and understands Sou...

Sunday, August 13, 2017

This week Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull let go of the tired talking points condemning North Korea’s provocations and implicitly recognised that misc...

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