Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
August 28, 2014
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
South Korean and Japanese leaders need to change the history narrative and focus on common security challenges.
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
August 19, 2014
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
50,000 ROK troops and 30,000 U.S. troops are involved in the 2014 Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise.
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
August 14, 2014
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Regular visits by officials not only anger Japan’s neighbors, but can erode the separation of church and state.
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
South Korea Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome
August 14, 2014
South Korea Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome
The maker of Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system claims that South Korea’s military has expressed interest in it.
South Korea Eyes Israel’s Iron Dome
China Executes Two South Koreans
August 13, 2014
China Executes Two South Koreans
Despite protests from Seoul, China went ahead with the execution of two South Korean nationals for drug smuggling.
China Executes Two South Koreans
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
August 12, 2014
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
The Park Geun-hye administration's new mandate has given Seoul the power to pursue more diplomacy with Pyongyang
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
South Korea Conscript Abuses
August 12, 2014
South Korea Conscript Abuses
More abuses of South Korean military conscripts highlight the urgent need for reforms.
South Korea Conscript Abuses
ASEAN Forum Decries North Korea’s Weapons, While Tokyo and Pyongyang Speak
August 11, 2014
ASEAN Forum Decries North Korea’s Weapons, While Tokyo and Pyongyang Speak
Japan took advantage of a rare opportunity to speak with Pyongyang’s foreign minister.
ASEAN Forum Decries North Korea’s Weapons, While Tokyo and Pyongyang Speak
Understanding North Korea's Behavior
August 07, 2014
Understanding North Korea's Behavior
The Diplomat's Yong Kwon speaks to Steven Denney of SinoNK.
Understanding North Korea's Behavior
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
August 05, 2014
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
Even as it deepens ties with China, South Korea takes steps to bolster the U.S.-led regional order.
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
Japan, France to Enhance Defense Cooperation
August 01, 2014
Japan, France to Enhance Defense Cooperation
Plus, Benigno Aquino dispels coup rumors, Afghanistan and the Marshall Plan, and Central Asia's fate. Defense links.
Japan, France to Enhance Defense Cooperation
South Korean Military Tackles Mental Health
July 26, 2014
South Korean Military Tackles Mental Health
Following a shooting incident last month, South Korea is seeking to enhance the mental health provided to soldiers.
South Korean Military Tackles Mental Health
South Korea’s Free Trade Dilemma
July 25, 2014
South Korea’s Free Trade Dilemma
The agricultural sector demonstrates the challenges Seoul’s trade liberalization agenda faces.
South Korea’s Free Trade Dilemma
US Boosts Naval Diplomacy in NE Asia
July 17, 2014
US Boosts Naval Diplomacy in NE Asia
The U.S. Navy and Marines are engaging in a series of drills with South Korea and Japan in the coming weeks.
US Boosts Naval Diplomacy in NE Asia
Korea and China’s Clashing Histories
July 11, 2014
Korea and China’s Clashing Histories
While China and South Korea denounce Japan’s history, they have their own conflicting historical narratives.
Korea and China’s Clashing Histories
Poll Shows Fracturing North Korean View of Reunification
July 11, 2014
Poll Shows Fracturing North Korean View of Reunification
As hunger rears again, the reasons for supporting reunification are not what Pyongyang would hope.
Poll Shows Fracturing North Korean View of Reunification
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