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
The Future of South Korea's Welfare System
February 07, 2015
The Future of South Korea's Welfare System
Both the South Korean people and the ruling party are unsure about the possibility of expanding welfare.
The Future of South Korea's Welfare System
Anti-Park Geun-hye Faction on the Rise in South Korea's Legislature
February 03, 2015
Anti-Park Geun-hye Faction on the Rise in South Korea's Legislature
President Park Geun-hye faces growing opposition from within her own political party.
Anti-Park Geun-hye Faction on the Rise in South Korea's Legislature
Don't Expect Too Much From Inter-Korean Diplomacy
January 24, 2015
Don't Expect Too Much From Inter-Korean Diplomacy
Seoul cannot agree to Pyongyang's terms without backing from the U.S. -- and that's unlikely to happen.
Don't Expect Too Much From Inter-Korean Diplomacy
China Urges US to Accept North Korea’s ‘Olive Branch’
January 17, 2015
China Urges US to Accept North Korea’s ‘Olive Branch’
Beijing wants Washington to seriously consider recent peace overtures from North Korea.
China Urges US to Accept North Korea’s ‘Olive Branch’
2015 Predictions for East Asia
January 13, 2015
2015 Predictions for East Asia
It looks set to be another year of repetitive, uninspiring status quo.
2015 Predictions for East Asia
As the Year Ends, South Koreans Have Plenty to Talk About
December 26, 2014
As the Year Ends, South Koreans Have Plenty to Talk About
With all the scandals going on, small talk should be exciting at South Korean parties this winter.
As the Year Ends, South Koreans Have Plenty to Talk About
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
December 17, 2014
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
Philippine president Aquino proposes “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Seoul
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
China and the Korean DMZ World Peace Park
December 01, 2014
China and the Korean DMZ World Peace Park
China supports the DMZ Peace Park project in general, but is unlikely to become deeply involved.
China and the Korean DMZ World Peace Park
Hastening the Fall of the Korean Wall
November 15, 2014
Hastening the Fall of the Korean Wall
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, what are the lessons for the Koreas?
Hastening the Fall of the Korean Wall
APEC Summit: Will It Matter for Northeast Asia?
November 05, 2014
APEC Summit: Will It Matter for Northeast Asia?
The region’s shifting realities require more than handshakes and photo opportunities.
APEC Summit: Will It Matter for Northeast Asia?
South Korea: Spring Jailed Tycoons to Save Economy?
October 31, 2014
South Korea: Spring Jailed Tycoons to Save Economy?
Two South Korean government ministers offer up a very bad idea.
South Korea: Spring Jailed Tycoons to Save Economy?
Japan’s Chances at APEC Summit
October 27, 2014
Japan’s Chances at APEC Summit
How successful will Abe be in meeting with his three big targets at the summit?
Japan’s Chances at APEC Summit
South Korea's Ruling Party Drifts Toward Civil War
October 25, 2014
South Korea's Ruling Party Drifts Toward Civil War
President Park Geun-hye and her Saenuri Party are increasingly at odds.
South Korea's Ruling Party Drifts Toward Civil War
South Korea's Attack on the Press
October 16, 2014
South Korea's Attack on the Press
South Korea's indictment of a Japanese journalist is just the latest example of its press censorship.
South Korea's Attack on the Press
Stumbling Blocks to Japan-South Korea Ties
October 15, 2014
Stumbling Blocks to Japan-South Korea Ties
Low-level, non-vital issues continue to hold meaningful dialogue just out of reach.
Stumbling Blocks to Japan-South Korea Ties
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