Leif-Eric Easley


Leif-Eric Easley is Associate Professor of International Studies at Ewha University in Seoul, where he teaches international security and political economics. His research includes US-ROK-Japan trilateral coordination on engaging China and North Korea, and the geopolitical implications of domestic reforms (especially in Korea and Myanmar). He completed his BA in political science at UCLA and received his MA and PhD from Harvard University’s Department of Government.

“Maximum pressure” demands diplomatic off-ramps
“Maximum pressure” demands diplomatic off-ramps
For the US, escalation and de-escalation with Iran and North Korea require greater international coordination.