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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!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

My article exploring an alternative side to Australia's relationship with Korea is now published in the Australian Journal of Politics and History (AJ...

Thursday, April 20, 2017

On April 15, global attention turned to Korea. Television, internet and social media feeds prioritized Korea over other breaking stories. Korea was at...

Thursday, December 15, 2016

South Korea is now in a caretaker period – an extended caretaker period during which foreign policy will enter a period stasis and uncertainty. 


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In analysis it pays to be creative - to think outside the box. Yet, in international relations classrooms, students are too often taught not to stray...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

There continue to be questions raised regarding the purpose of the grouping in public commentary, often marked by a listing of the joint statemen...

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