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Jeffrey Robertson

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Dr. Robertson was a Senior Research Specialist (North Asia) in the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security Section of the Research Branch of the Australian Parliament until June 2012, where he provided advice to Members, Senators and Parliamentary Committees on areas relating to Australian foreign policy, North Asia economic, political and strategic affairs, and Australia-Asia relations. While working for the Australian Parliament, he was also an adviser to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade for inquiries into Australia’s relations with the Republic of Korea and Japan, and advised Australian Parliamentary Delegations to the Republic of Korea and Japan. He has taught international relations at Yonsei University, and has been a Visiting Professor at the Korea Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management.

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20 Jul 2009
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In September 2008, the international media started to report on the declining health of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il. Since that date, North Korea has undertaken a series of measures to demonstrate the health of Kim Jong-Il, yet at the same time has demonstrated...

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29 Jan 2008
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The prospect of political change in North Korea is a recurring question, buoyed by media speculation regarding the health of the current leader, Kim Jong-Il, the dearth of information about his succession and concern for the potential instability that could occur....

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10 Jul 2007
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International efforts to dismantle the nuclear program of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, hereafter North Korea, have been marked by limited and inconsistent engagement and distrust. One often-overlooked diplomatic process that has been continuous and has supported the development of greater trust is parliamentary...

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18 Jun 2007
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International efforts to dismantle the nuclear program of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have been marked by limited and inconsistent engagement and distrust. One often overlooked diplomatic process that has been continuous and has supported the development of greater trust is parliamentary diplomacy writes...

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4 Dec 2006
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On 13–14 December 2005, the inaugural East Asia Summit was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Three new member states from outside the contemporary geographical definition of East Asia were added—Australia, New Zealand and India. This paper addresses the question of whether the addition of the...

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