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Successful Peace Agreements Are Built On Trust And Clarity

Successful Peace Agreements Are Built On Trust And Clarity

Recent studies have shown that "complex" peace agreements with long lists of provisions are more likely to lead to a return of violence within five years. This research is important to the ongoing Korean peace process: focus should be placed on peace agreements built on trust with clear, actionable provisions.   

Civil Society’s Important Peacebuilding Role On The Korean Peninsula

Civil Society’s Important Peacebuilding Role On The Korean Peninsula

The United States has downplayed the importance of including civil society in the peace talks between North and South Korea. However, civil society has a proven track record in this area: history and research show that by including civil society in negotiations, the strength and longevity of peace agreements are increased. 

Regarding Peace Talks, North & South Korea Aren’t Waiting for U.S. Permission

Regarding Peace Talks, North & South Korea Aren’t Waiting for U.S. Permission

In the month since the Singapore summit, much of the world has been waiting for a plan for "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” But in Seoul, Koreans aren’t wasting time defining denuclearization: Instead, they are pushing ahead with plans for reconciliation with North Korea—with or without the United States.

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