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Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
August 17, 2017
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
Meanwhile, the Presidents of South Korea and Taiwan are trying to ride the tiger of Trumpian uncertainty .
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
Lights Out for South Korea's Nuclear Export Ambitions
August 12, 2017
Lights Out for South Korea's Nuclear Export Ambitions
President Moon's decision to phase out nuclear energy will undercut South Korea's role in the global industry.
Lights Out for South Korea's Nuclear Export Ambitions
Will President Moon Repeat His Predecessors' Mistakes?
July 15, 2017
Will President Moon Repeat His Predecessors' Mistakes?
Moon, like other South Korean presidents, seems to have little use for his party post-election.
Will President Moon Repeat His Predecessors' Mistakes?
Learning From South Korea's Energy Breakthrough
July 12, 2017
Learning From South Korea's Energy Breakthrough
Public pressure is helping move South Korea away from coal and toward renewable energy.
Learning From South Korea's Energy Breakthrough
Chinese, South Korean Presidents Meet After North Korea ICBM Test
July 07, 2017
Chinese, South Korean Presidents Meet After North Korea ICBM Test
Predictably, North Korea and THAAD dominated the discussion.
Chinese, South Korean Presidents Meet After North Korea ICBM Test
The Turning Point for South Korean Democracy
June 27, 2017
The Turning Point for South Korean Democracy
South Korea's youth were famous for being politically apathetic. Not anymore.
The Turning Point for South Korean Democracy
3 Things to Know Before South Korea's Moon Jae-in Meets Trump
June 22, 2017
3 Things to Know Before South Korea's Moon Jae-in Meets Trump
In a telling interview, Moon previews what is likely to be a difficult meeting with the U.S. president.
3 Things to Know Before South Korea's Moon Jae-in Meets Trump
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
June 22, 2017
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
Insights from Soo Kim.
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
South Korea’s Chaebol Needn’t Fear Moon
June 19, 2017
South Korea’s Chaebol Needn’t Fear Moon
Despite campaign pledges, a precarious hold on parliament will make far-reaching reforms difficult to achieve.
South Korea’s Chaebol Needn’t Fear Moon
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
June 16, 2017
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
The THAAD dilemma reveals a deeper problem in South Korea: military influence over political decisions.
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
The Moon Administration, 1 Month In
June 10, 2017
The Moon Administration, 1 Month In
How is South Korea's new president faring thus far?
The Moon Administration, 1 Month In
Time for a Japanese Rethink on North Korea?
June 07, 2017
Time for a Japanese Rethink on North Korea?
Given recent developments, Tokyo needs to reconsider how it will work with Seoul and Washington.
Time for a Japanese Rethink on North Korea?
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
June 01, 2017
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
Trust issues, rather than policy differences, drive anxiety in the U.S.-Korea relationship.
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
May 29, 2017
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
A reopening (yet again) of the comfort women issue could threaten cooperation on defense issues.
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
China Gains Russia’s Support on North Korea Issue
May 27, 2017
China Gains Russia’s Support on North Korea Issue
Both China and Russia emphasize searching for a solely political solution.
China Gains Russia’s Support on North Korea Issue
Why Are South Korean Politics So Messy?
May 26, 2017
Why Are South Korean Politics So Messy?
Exploring the six enduring features of Korean politics.
Why Are South Korean Politics So Messy?
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