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South Koreans Continue to Distrust Japan. How Will the Upcoming Presidential Election Change That?
April 26, 2017
South Koreans Continue to Distrust Japan. How Will the Upcoming Presidential Election Change That?
Trilateralism over the North Korean issue with the United States has temporarily drawn attention away from bilateral tensions.
South Koreans Continue to Distrust Japan. How Will the Upcoming Presidential Election Change That?
North Korea in the Spotlight as South Korea’s Presidential Race Tightens
April 21, 2017
North Korea in the Spotlight as South Korea’s Presidential Race Tightens
As the North Korea threat grows, a dark horse consolidates support.
North Korea in the Spotlight as South Korea’s Presidential Race Tightens
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
March 13, 2017
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
Will a new president be able to jump-start a sluggish economy?
After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
South Korean Constitutional Court Unanimously Upholds Park Geun-hye Impeachment
March 10, 2017
South Korean Constitutional Court Unanimously Upholds Park Geun-hye Impeachment
The court's 8-0 decision also starts the 60-day countdown for new presidential elections.
South Korean Constitutional Court Unanimously Upholds Park Geun-hye Impeachment
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
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?
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?
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?
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
South Korea Sizing up Presidential Options
May 12, 2016
South Korea Sizing up Presidential Options
South Korea Sizing up Presidential Options
Can a Right Wing Defector Save Korea's Liberal Opposition?
March 22, 2016
Can a Right Wing Defector Save Korea's Liberal Opposition?
For South Korea's liberal camp, a hero rises from the right: Kim Chong-in.
Can a Right Wing Defector Save Korea's Liberal Opposition?
South Korea's Opposition Gained Ground in September
October 03, 2015
South Korea's Opposition Gained Ground in September
Despite intra-party feuds, both the NPAD and its leader, Moon Jae-in, received a popularity boost last month.
South Korea's Opposition Gained Ground in September
Korean Politics: From Candidate To Saboteur
April 16, 2015
Korean Politics: From Candidate To Saboteur
Why do Korean politicians continually insist on splitting the vote?
Korean Politics: From Candidate To Saboteur
South Korea's Liberal Opposition Implodes
April 02, 2015
South Korea's Liberal Opposition Implodes
Defections in the NPAD have the party facing serious challenges from its own former members.
South Korea's Liberal Opposition Implodes
South Korea’s Next Presidential Candidates
February 19, 2015
South Korea’s Next Presidential Candidates
Already candidates are emerging for the next presidential elections.
South Korea’s Next Presidential Candidates
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