J Berkshire Miller

J Berkshire Miller

J Berkshire Miller is the director of the Council on International Policy and is a fellow on East Asia for the EastWest Institute.

North Korea

North Korea’s latest provocation needs strong response

The US needs to make it clear to Pyongyang that it cannot establish a 'new normal' by testing missiles over Japan.

North Korea’s latest provocation needs strong response

South Korea

What's next for South Korea-US relations?

South Korean President Moon's diplomatic approach towards Pyongyang will be the focus of his first meeting with Trump.

What's next for South Korea-US relations?

Park Geun-hye

South Korea's next leader will face intense challenges

Park Geun-hye's sacking may be seen as a triumph of democracy, but the pressure will soon mount on her replacement.

 South Korea's next leader will face intense challenges

South China Sea

Beijing looks for edges on cooperation with Trump

China may cooperate with Trump on issues such as N Korea and trade, but it will stand unwavering on security issues.

Beijing looks for edges on cooperation with Trump

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-nam attack reveals true nature of North Korea

The risk of proliferation of nerve agents to non-state actors is perhaps the most startling concern.

Kim Jong-nam attack reveals true nature of North Korea

Politics

Trump era heightens Asia-Pacific's tripwires

Trump's victory magnifies geopolitical uncertainty in the Asia-Pacific region.

Trump era heightens Asia-Pacific's tripwires

Taiwan

Trump era has Beijing on edge

Donald Trump's exchange with Taiwan's leader broke with nearly four decades of the 'one China' policy.

Trump era has Beijing on edge

Politics

South Korea's political morass

The scandal is a lesson for S Korea, which has maintained a close connection between political and corporate interests.

South Korea's political morass

Politics

China's failed South Korea embrace

Relations between China and South Korea have been quickly descending over the past year.

China's failed South Korea embrace

Asia Pacific

If TPP fails, China takes advantage

The slow-drag on the TPP is turning the attention of some in the region back to trade possibilities with China.

If TPP fails, China takes advantage

China

Economic uncertainties cloud China's G20 moment

China needs to reassure other states on its commitment to take strong leadership for coherence and effectiveness.

Economic uncertainties cloud China's G20 moment

Asia Pacific

Beijing banks on fractured ASEAN

At last week's summit in Laos, Phnom Penh effectively blocked any reference to The Hague ruling.

Beijing banks on fractured ASEAN