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© 2020 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!

Friday, January 10, 2020

South Korea’s diplomatic practice was traditionally marked by a distinct lack of transparency. The early struggle for political legitimacy as one-half...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Every few months, the Australian media raises the embarrassing absence of an American ambassador in Canberra. As of last month, Australia was one of 3...

Monday, March 7, 2016

Is diplomacy an art, a craft or a science? This apparently simple question has attracted different responses since the earliest studies on the practic...

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