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South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
May 13, 2017
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
Four lessons to be learned from the results that brought Moon Jae-in to the presidency.
South Korea’s 19th Presidential Election: Lessons Learned
Does Moon Jae-in’s Victory Herald a New Dawn for the Sunshine Policy?
May 10, 2017
Does Moon Jae-in’s Victory Herald a New Dawn for the Sunshine Policy?
The geopolitical context doesn't favor a direct return to the Sunshine Policy of 1998-2008.
Does Moon Jae-in’s Victory Herald a New Dawn for the Sunshine Policy?
North Korean Hackers May Have Seen Secret US-South Korea War Plans
April 05, 2017
North Korean Hackers May Have Seen Secret US-South Korea War Plans
North Korean hackers may have glimpsed OPLAN 5027.
North Korean Hackers May Have Seen Secret US-South Korea War Plans
South Korea Needs a New North Korea Strategy
March 09, 2017
South Korea Needs a New North Korea Strategy
Relying on the international community is clearly not working.
South Korea Needs a New North Korea Strategy
Crisps and Coffee Shops: North Korea's New Consumerism
March 01, 2017
Crisps and Coffee Shops: North Korea's New Consumerism
The influence of South Korean consumer goods reveals surprising changes in North Korean society.
Crisps and Coffee Shops: North Korea's New Consumerism
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
South Korea's Left Needs to Rethink Its North Korea Position
November 15, 2016
South Korea's Left Needs to Rethink Its North Korea Position
Right now South Korea cannot afford the pro-North, anti-American tendencies of the opposition.
South Korea's Left Needs to Rethink Its North Korea Position
More High-Level North Korean Defectors Jump Ship: Media
October 06, 2016
More High-Level North Korean Defectors Jump Ship: Media
Reports say diplomats and even a teenage math genius are seeking to leave North Korea.
More High-Level North Korean Defectors Jump Ship: Media
South Korea Holds Largest-Ever Live-Fire Artillery Drills
August 19, 2016
South Korea Holds Largest-Ever Live-Fire Artillery Drills
The exercise drew no immediate reaction from North Korea.
South Korea Holds Largest-Ever Live-Fire Artillery Drills
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
July 11, 2016
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
Remembering a period of unprecedented cooperation between the two Koreas, despite being technically still at war.
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
It's Official: The United States and South Korea Agree to Deploy THAAD
July 08, 2016
It's Official: The United States and South Korea Agree to Deploy THAAD
Talks are over. THAAD will be deployed on the Korean peninsula.
It's Official: The United States and South Korea Agree to Deploy THAAD
Hints From a Korean Blockbuster
June 03, 2016
Hints From a Korean Blockbuster
“Descendants of the Sun” offers some interesting insights into what makes a hit show in Korea.
Hints From a Korean Blockbuster
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
April 30, 2016
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
If the world can remain strong and consistent about sanctions, North Korea might actually come to the table.
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
North Korean Defectors and Propaganda Theater
April 22, 2016
North Korean Defectors and Propaganda Theater
The North and South Korean governments race to spin a rare mass defection to their own advantage.
North Korean Defectors and Propaganda Theater
North Korea Hawks Gain the Upper Hand
February 23, 2016
North Korea Hawks Gain the Upper Hand
In the wake of North Korea's nuclear test and rocket launch, hawks have the advantage in both Seoul and Washington.
North Korea Hawks Gain the Upper Hand
Young South Koreans' Realpolitik Attitude Towards the North
January 16, 2016
Young South Koreans' Realpolitik Attitude Towards the North
Young South Koreans are more likely to be hawkish toward North Korea -- particularly in the face of provocations.
Young South Koreans' Realpolitik Attitude Towards the North
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