South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
September 06, 2016
South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
Domestic opposition to the deal in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.
South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
Little Progress on THAAD as Park, Xi Meet on G20 Sidelines
September 05, 2016
Little Progress on THAAD as Park, Xi Meet on G20 Sidelines
Xi and Park reiterated their views on THAAD, but didn't appear to forge a path toward understanding.
Little Progress on THAAD as Park, Xi Meet on G20 Sidelines
In Liberation Day Speech, South Korea's President Reasserts Importance of THAAD
August 16, 2016
In Liberation Day Speech, South Korea's President Reasserts Importance of THAAD
Park Geun-hye challenged critics of the missile defense system to offer an alternative and condemned human rights abuses in North Korea.
In Liberation Day Speech, South Korea's President Reasserts Importance of THAAD
Uganda Cuts Military Ties With North Korea Amid South Korean Outreach
May 31, 2016
Uganda Cuts Military Ties With North Korea Amid South Korean Outreach
After South Korean President Park Geun-hye's recent visit, Uganda leaves its old ally behind.
Uganda Cuts Military Ties With North Korea Amid South Korean Outreach
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
May 26, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
Unlike other female political leaders in Asia, Tsai does not belong to a political dynasty.
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
2016: A Pivotal Year for South Korean Diplomacy
May 24, 2016
2016: A Pivotal Year for South Korean Diplomacy
Domestic setbacks and a packed schedule make this year crucial for Park Geun-hye's foreign policy.
2016: A Pivotal Year for South Korean Diplomacy
K-Culture Diplomacy: From São Paulo to Tehran
May 10, 2016
K-Culture Diplomacy: From São Paulo to Tehran
Seoul rides the "Korean Wave" to promote its soft power far beyond East Asia.
K-Culture Diplomacy: From São Paulo to Tehran
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
April 25, 2016
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
While voters in South Korea may have shifted to the left, the political spectrum moved to the right.
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
 Upheaval in South Korea’s National Assembly: Expect More Surprises
April 24, 2016
Upheaval in South Korea’s National Assembly: Expect More Surprises
The recent elections revealed deep divisions within the electorate.
Upheaval in South Korea’s National Assembly: Expect More Surprises
After Electoral Defeat, What Next for Korea's Saenuri?
April 16, 2016
After Electoral Defeat, What Next for Korea's Saenuri?
With her party's majority in the National Assembly gone, Park Geun-hye may already be a lame duck.
After Electoral Defeat, What Next for Korea's Saenuri?
Interview: Soo Kim
April 06, 2016
Interview: Soo Kim
The US-ROK alliance and the global response to North Korea's recent provocations.
Interview: Soo Kim
On Nuclear Summit Sidelines, US, South Korea, and Japan Stand Against North Korea
April 01, 2016
On Nuclear Summit Sidelines, US, South Korea, and Japan Stand Against North Korea
Obama, Park, and Abe emphasized their common position on North Korea's recent nuclear provocations.
On Nuclear Summit Sidelines, US, South Korea, and Japan Stand Against North Korea
South Korea's Anti-Terror Law Part of a Worrisome Trend
March 09, 2016
South Korea's Anti-Terror Law Part of a Worrisome Trend
With the passage of a controversial anti-terror law, Korean democracy takes another step backward.
South Korea's Anti-Terror Law Part of a Worrisome Trend
China Warns THAAD Deployment Could Destroy South Korea Ties 'in an Instant'
February 25, 2016
China Warns THAAD Deployment Could Destroy South Korea Ties 'in an Instant'
China's ambassador to South Korea sends a dire warning about the impact of THAAD on bilateral ties.
China Warns THAAD Deployment Could Destroy South Korea Ties 'in an Instant'
Decoding North Korea’s Bluster
February 23, 2016
Decoding North Korea’s Bluster
Seeing Pyongyang’s provocations for what they really are could help avoid disaster.
Decoding North Korea’s Bluster
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