Environmental engagement with the DPRK based on mutual interests around climate change could offer a path toward regional stability.
North Korea is in the headlines again with a statement from leader Kim Jong-un threatening a “pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice” on Washington and Seoul, saying “If we push the […]
Jon Faine interviews Dr Ben Habib on Mornings, 774 ABC Melbourne, about Ben’s anxiety attack on live television and subsequent blog posting describing that experience. See Also: Ben Habib on […]
On January 6 the North Korean government announced via Korean Central News Agency that it had conducted a hydrogen bomb test the previous day, building on comments made by DPRK […]
On Wednesday, January 6, the North Korean government announced it had conducted a hydrogen bomb test. This followed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s December 2015 proclamation that the country had […]
This article was originally published in the Living Lightly column of the Border Mail, 18th November 2015. From 13th-23rd July I led a group of La Trobe University students on […]
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The North Korean government recently announced that its nuclear facilities at Yongbyon are fully operational, with the capability […]
North Korea is vulnerable to climate change, and experiences problems of food insecurity. It has an active relationship with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), brought on largely […]
The realities of our historic moment present a window of opportunity to lay the foundation for a new set of social and ecological relations rooted not just in sustainability, but in regeneration.
North Korea’s military actions continue to be a source of hostility with the West. In recent days speculative reports suggest that North Korea may have restarted a reactor, which produces […]
The following is a print interview with me published by the Foreign Policy Research Centre, New Delhi, exploring China’s evolving position as a global power during the current period of hegemonic transition.
North Korea is one of the region’s most enigmatic states. It is one of the poorest states in Asia, yet is well on its way to developing a nuclear weapon. […]
Welcome to the second instalment of the La Trobe International Relations Association (LIRA) podcast, featuring Dr Benjamin Habib in conversation with host Jim Skulley and panelists Declan Sullivan and Sherry-Rose Bih. In this […]
Dr Carloyn D’Cruz and Dr Benjamin Habib critically examine Australian rules football as a microcosm of Australian society and a mirror onto ourselves. We rap about how class, politics, corporatisation, […]
The United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) report into human rights abuses in North Korea, released on Monday by panel chairman Michael Kirby, highlights the impact of the government’s extreme […]
In a drama reminiscent of George RR Martin’s epic book A Game of Thrones, court politics at the pinnacle of the Kim dictatorship in North Korea have taken a brutal […]
This article was originally published in East Asia Forum, 9th November 2013. — North Korea is a curious case among Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change […]
Welcome to the first instalment of the La Trobe International Relations Association (LIRA) podcast News You Didn’t Notice, featuring myself along with Dr Michael O’Keefe in conversation with LIRA student panelists Angus […]
With North Korea threatening nuclear war, Hannah Rabe talks to Dr Benjamin Habib about life inside the isolated state. It’s become common knowledge that North Korea is a repressive state. […]
This afternoon I was interviewed for the Asia Connect program on Singapore’s Channel News Asia. In the interview I discussed North Korea’s hostile world view, the closure of the Kaesong […]