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Ban Ki-moon Won't Run for South Korean President After All
February 03, 2017
Ban Ki-moon Won't Run for South Korean President After All
Citing "slander" and "fake news," the former UN secretary general abandons his political ambitions.
Ban Ki-moon Won't Run for South Korean President After All
Mattis Pumps up THAAD, But China Likely to Keep ‘Bullying’ Korea
February 03, 2017
Mattis Pumps up THAAD, But China Likely to Keep ‘Bullying’ Korea
The U.S. defense secretary reaffirms the THAAD decision, which faces opposition in Beijing and in South Korea itself.
Mattis Pumps up THAAD, But China Likely to Keep ‘Bullying’ Korea
Gauging Trump's Approach to the Koreas
February 01, 2017
Gauging Trump's Approach to the Koreas
So far, the new administration is signalling a stronger approach toward Pyongyang.
Gauging Trump's Approach to the Koreas
As Trump's Defense Secretary Prepares for South Korea Visit, What's on the Agenda?
January 31, 2017
As Trump's Defense Secretary Prepares for South Korea Visit, What's on the Agenda?
The U.S. defense secretary will kick off his first trip to Asia with a stop in Seoul.
As Trump's Defense Secretary Prepares for South Korea Visit, What's on the Agenda?
The Long History of Predicting North Korea's Collapse 
January 27, 2017
The Long History of Predicting North Korea's Collapse 
Outside analysts frequently opine that the end is nigh for the Kim regime. They've always been wrong.
The Long History of Predicting North Korea's Collapse 
South Korea's President Park: Scandal Accusations 'Colossal Lies'
January 26, 2017
South Korea's President Park: Scandal Accusations 'Colossal Lies'
In her first-ever one-on-one interview with a South Korean journalist, Park Geun-hye dismisses corruption allegations.
South Korea's President Park: Scandal Accusations 'Colossal Lies'
How Far Can China Go in Imposing Sanctions on North Korea?
January 25, 2017
How Far Can China Go in Imposing Sanctions on North Korea?
Beijing has its own reasons for limiting the pressure on Pyongyang.
How Far Can China Go in Imposing Sanctions on North Korea?
North Korea's Choice for the Next South Korean President
January 20, 2017
North Korea's Choice for the Next South Korean President
Anyone but Ban Ki-moon, apparently.
North Korea's Choice for the Next South Korean President
What's Next for South Korea's Center-Right?
January 19, 2017
What's Next for South Korea's Center-Right?
After the ruling party splits, can South Korea's conservatives hold on to power?
What's Next for South Korea's Center-Right?
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
January 18, 2017
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
Ban's political shortcomings, and a spotty track record as secretary-general, make him a lackluster candidate.
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
What Would a President Ban Ki-moon Do in Office?
January 14, 2017
What Would a President Ban Ki-moon Do in Office?
Ban Ki-moon is well-known, but his policy preferences are largely a mystery.
What Would a President Ban Ki-moon Do in Office?
What South Korea Thinks of China's 'Belt and Road'
January 14, 2017
What South Korea Thinks of China's 'Belt and Road'
China’s OBOR vision increasingly clashes with South Korea’s own Eurasia Initiative.
What South Korea Thinks of China's 'Belt and Road'
Ban Ki-moon: South Korea's 'White Knight'?
January 13, 2017
Ban Ki-moon: South Korea's 'White Knight'?
The public and political parties' loud support appear to be the driving force behind a potential run for the Blue House.
Ban Ki-moon: South Korea's 'White Knight'?
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
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