South Korea Breezes Through First Day of League of Legends Competition in Asian Games Esports
By David Rising
Esports takes its place this year at the Asian Games as a competition sport for the first time.
South Korea’s Deepening Ties With Pacific Island States
By Troy Stangarone
In contrast to prior administrations, the Yoon administration has worked to integrate the region into its broader foreign policy strategy at the bilateral, trilateral, and regional level.
South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Lift Opposition Leader’s Immunity to Arrest
By Kim Tong-hyung
Despite the Democratic Party's majority, lawmakers voted to allow the party’s chair, Lee Jae-myung, to be arrested amid several corruption investigations.
South Korea’s President Warns Against ‘Illegal and Unjust’ North Korea-Russia Military Cooperation
By Hyung-jin Kim
President Yoon Suk-yeol plans to seek more international support for action against Pyongyang during the U.N. General Assembly.
What Tweets, Retweets and Emojis Tell Us About the Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral
By Saif Shahin and Kyungsun Karen Lee
The social media posts of South Korean, Japanese, and U.S. missions reveal what lies behind their recent public display of bonhomie.
What Comes Next for North Korea-Russia Relations?
By Gabriela Bernal and Sangsoo Lee
The visit by Kim Jong Un to Russia shows the world North Korea has its own “bloc” alliance comprising its two closest diplomatic partners.
What Do North Korea and Russia Want From Each Other?
By Hyung-jin Kim and Kim Tong-hyung
Kim Jong Un is in Russia, his first foreign destination since the pandemic started. What will be on the agenda when he meets with Putin?
South Koreans Are Locked in a Battle Over Historical Interpretations
By Eunwoo Lee
A recent debate over the legacy of independence struggles and anti-communism reveals a long-running ideological divide.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Will Meet Putin During Russia Visit
By Kim Tong-hyung
Pyongyang and Moscow confirmed the trip, which has sparked concerns about a potential arms deal.
Why South Korea Has Emerged as a Key Partner to the Transatlantic Community
By Francis Shin
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and shared concerns over China are motivating South Korea to develop stronger partnerships with the Euro-Atlantic region.
Singapore in South Korea’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
By Gordon Kang
Southeast Asia plays a key role in South Korea’s Indo-Pacific ambitions, and Singapore in particular has proved a willing partner with many aligned interests.
Kim Jong Un’s Possible Train Trip to Russia
By Kim Tong-hyung and Hyung-jin Kim
The trip could be like his 2019 journey: 20 hours on his armored train.