2018 was an historic year for the Korean Peninsula, but what lies ahead?
In 2017, North Korea seemed to be on the brink of war. Now, the threat has diminished and even promises to become an opportunity.
Scholar, policy advisor, track-2 activist. Disciplinary specialization in Economics and International Relations, headed the Vienna School of Governance 2007-2008. Regional focus on East Asia, in particular Korea. Focus on IT and Regulation in South Korea, but mostly known for his 25+ years of work on North Korea, a country he visits annually. After positions in Berlin, New York and Seoul now Chair Professor of East Asian Economy and Society, University of Vienna; also Head, Department of East Asian Studies. Was on the GAC on Korea, 2014-2016 as Vice Chair. Publishes lengthy books and scholarly articles, but also enjoys writing crispy short pieces on current issues. A selection of the latter can be found at http://38north.org/tag/rudiger-frank