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The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
January 09, 2017
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
Despite a 2015 deal, the "comfort women" dispute between Japan and South Korea continues to have salience for bilateral ties.
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
In South Korea Impeachment Trial, Park's Lips Are Sealed
January 06, 2017
In South Korea Impeachment Trial, Park's Lips Are Sealed
Park is unlikely to testify at the Constitutional Court proceedings that will decide her political fate.
In South Korea Impeachment Trial, Park's Lips Are Sealed
Former North Korean Diplomat: Denuclearization Not Likely
December 30, 2016
Former North Korean Diplomat: Denuclearization Not Likely
The deputy ambassador turned defector says Kim Jong-un will never give up North Korea's nuclear weapons.
Former North Korean Diplomat: Denuclearization Not Likely
South Korea's Ruling Party Splits
December 30, 2016
South Korea's Ruling Party Splits
Does the breakaway party herald South Korea’s new conservatism or simply a cosmetic defection?
South Korea's Ruling Party Splits
3 Stages of Park Geun-hye's China Diplomacy
December 29, 2016
3 Stages of Park Geun-hye's China Diplomacy
Park's outreach to China ended in a diplomatic dilemma that will require attention from her successor.
3 Stages of Park Geun-hye's China Diplomacy
Time for a Constitutional Change in South Korea?
December 24, 2016
Time for a Constitutional Change in South Korea?
In the wake of Park Geun-hye's downfall, some argue the time is right to change the role of the presidency.
Time for a Constitutional Change in South Korea?
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
December 23, 2016
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
Thae Yong-ho, once one of North Korea's highest-ranking diplomats, pledges to devote his life to reunification.
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
December 16, 2016
A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
With President Park impeached, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn assumes the reins. He has his work cut out for him.
A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
South Korea’s THAAD Dilemma Continues
December 16, 2016
South Korea’s THAAD Dilemma Continues
"Neither suspending nor continuing the deployment of THAAD is a palatable choice for South Korea."
South Korea’s THAAD Dilemma Continues
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
December 14, 2016
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
North Korea's human rights situation is highlighted at the UN Security Council and in a recent UN report.
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
How Big Is North Korea’s Market Economy?
December 13, 2016
How Big Is North Korea’s Market Economy?
Just how important are North Korea's markets in its overall economy?
How Big Is North Korea’s Market Economy?
China Brings More Economic Retaliation for THAAD Against South Korea
December 12, 2016
China Brings More Economic Retaliation for THAAD Against South Korea
South Korean conglomerate Lotte sees its affiliates come under pressure in China. Is this all because of THAAD?
China Brings More Economic Retaliation for THAAD Against South Korea
South Korean President Impeached
December 09, 2016
South Korean President Impeached
The National Assembly votes to impeach beleaguered President Park Geun-hye.
South Korean President Impeached
A Closer Look at the New North Korea Sanctions
December 03, 2016
A Closer Look at the New North Korea Sanctions
How hard will the latest UN sanctions really bite?
A Closer Look at the New North Korea Sanctions
US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation Hangs in the Balance
December 02, 2016
US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation Hangs in the Balance
Donald Trump won't seriously jeopardize U.S.-ROK-Japan cooperation. South Korea's next president might.
US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation Hangs in the Balance
Will New UN Sanctions Change North Korea's Path?
December 01, 2016
Will New UN Sanctions Change North Korea's Path?
The UN praises the latest "comprehensive" sanctions, but experts aren't as optimistic.
Will New UN Sanctions Change North Korea's Path?
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