Joel Petersson Ivre is a Policy Fellow at APLN. His research interest lies in Asia-Pacific security issues, with a focus on Chinese politics and foreign policy and nuclear issues on the Korean Peninsula. He received his Master’s degree in East Asian Studies and International Security and Foreign Policy from Yonsei University’s Graduate School of International Studies, and his Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Culture from Stockholm University. He has held internships at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and East Asia Institute in Seoul.
Content by Joel Petersson Ivre
Balancing deterrence with assurances: Policy coordination between security partners in the Asia-Pacific
This ELN and APLN policy brief explores the challenges facing Australia, Japan, South Korea, and the UK in their security strategies towards China and North Korea. The paper argues that these security partners must balance deterrence strategies with providing assurances to adversaries.
Strategic risks in the Asia-Pacific: Examining Australian, British, Japanese, and South Korean perspectives
A new report from the ELN and the APLN sets out how the UK can strengthen security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region with South Korea, Japan, and Australia, amidst a deteriorating security environment that threatens to undermine the existing nuclear order.