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.

Russia

Large war games distract from the complexity of China-Russia ties

Russia and China may have shared interests, but they are not on the verge of a traditional alliance.

Large war games distract from the complexity of China-Russia ties

China

Will Trump's tariffs push the EU and China closer together?

Both the EU and China have vowed to respond to Trump's protectionist policies.

Will Trump's tariffs push the EU and China closer together?

South Korea

Great aspirations: Inter-Korea relations going forward

The future of the Korean Peninsula remains opaquer than the ebullience displayed at last month's inter-Korea summit.

Great aspirations: Inter-Korea relations going forward

North Korea

China's Trump card on North Korea

Kim Jong-un's recent visit to Beijing was a diplomatic coup for both China and North Korea.

China's Trump card on North Korea

North Korea

US-North Korea Summit is no breakthrough

If Trump leaves the summit with Kim without a firm path towards denuclearisation, this gamble will be a failure.

US-North Korea Summit is no breakthrough

Pyeongchang 2018

Olympics diplomacy cannot solve the Korea crisis

We should not mistake Olympic goodwill for geopolitical change on the Korean Peninsula.

Olympics diplomacy cannot solve the Korea crisis

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

China

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