Robert E. Kelly

Robert Kelly: “What if Ron Paul Won”–Japan and South Korea

JSW pal Robert Kelly, assistant professor at Pusan National University and CNN contributor, has a series of posts at Asian Security Blog speculating on how a Ron Paul presidency would affect U.S. relations with a variety of its neighbors and traditional allies. Regarding Japan, Robert says in part: The real reason for [U.S. Forces Japan]...

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Asian Security Blog: What the Japan Tsunami Tells Us about International Politics

Asian Security Blog: What the Japan Tsunami Tells Us about International Politics

[Here's a guest post from Robert E. Kelly, Associate Professor at Busan National University. Robert blogs at the very fine Asian Security Blog. The post, written shortly after the quake, contains a few dated facts but Bob's points still stand.] For as awful as natural disasters are, they also act as lightning flashes to illuminate the...

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Asian Security Blog: Japan is an E.U. Country Trapped in Asia

Asian Security Blog: Japan is an E.U. Country Trapped in Asia

Here’s a guest post from Robert Kelly, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, Pusan National University. Robert blogs at the excellent Asian Security Blog. JSW and Asian Security Blog will be cross-posting over the next week or so. The Council of Foreign Relations blog, Asia Unbound, is quite good. If you don’t read it, you probably should...

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