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Was the Korea-US FTA Really a ‘Horrible Deal?’
April 05, 2019
Was the Korea-US FTA Really a ‘Horrible Deal?’
A look at the trade data for 2018 suggests the original deal may have actually been working after all.
Was the Korea-US FTA Really a ‘Horrible Deal?’
Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon County Ahead of Supreme People's Assembly Meeting
April 05, 2019
Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon County Ahead of Supreme People's Assembly Meeting
The North Korean leader conducted his first on-site survey in 2019.
Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon County Ahead of Supreme People's Assembly Meeting
Korean Progressives and Conservatives Split By-Election Spoils
April 04, 2019
Korean Progressives and Conservatives Split By-Election Spoils
In by-elections this week, the LKP and the Justice Party each snagged a seat.
Korean Progressives and Conservatives Split By-Election Spoils
Can South Korea Enact Electoral Reform In Time?
April 02, 2019
Can South Korea Enact Electoral Reform In Time?
The 2020 clock is ticking on crucial Korean electoral reforms.
Can South Korea Enact Electoral Reform In Time?
Divining North Korea’s U.S. Policy
April 01, 2019
Divining North Korea’s U.S. Policy
After the disappointment of Hanoi, what direction will Kim take?
Divining North Korea’s U.S. Policy
What’s Behind North Korea’s Recent Efforts to Promote Its Education Sector?
March 30, 2019
What’s Behind North Korea’s Recent Efforts to Promote Its Education Sector?
North Korean propaganda has been unusually fixated on praising the country's education sector. Why?
What’s Behind North Korea’s Recent Efforts to Promote Its Education Sector?
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
March 27, 2019
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
A look at Cheollima Civil Defense, the group allegedly behind the February incident in Madrid.
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
South Korea Joins the 5G Race
March 27, 2019
South Korea Joins the 5G Race
In this contest, being first won’t be enough in the long term.
South Korea Joins the 5G Race
Some North Koreans Return to Inter-Korean Liaison Office After Abrupt Withdrawal
March 26, 2019
Some North Koreans Return to Inter-Korean Liaison Office After Abrupt Withdrawal
The partial re-staffing has South Korea hoping that the office – and inter-Korean reconciliation writ large – can continue.
Some North Koreans Return to Inter-Korean Liaison Office After Abrupt Withdrawal
One South Korean Province Wants to Tag Japanese Firms as ‘War Criminals’
March 22, 2019
One South Korean Province Wants to Tag Japanese Firms as ‘War Criminals’
The move is short-sighted, given the importance of the Japan-South Korea relationship.
One South Korean Province Wants to Tag Japanese Firms as ‘War Criminals’
What's Behind South Korea's Persistent LGBT Intolerance?
March 19, 2019
What's Behind South Korea's Persistent LGBT Intolerance?
A recent survey explores the impact of proximity on South Korean attitudes toward LGBT individuals.
What's Behind South Korea's Persistent LGBT Intolerance?
North Korean Official: Kim Jong Un Rethinking Talks With US, Launch Moratorium
March 16, 2019
North Korean Official: Kim Jong Un Rethinking Talks With US, Launch Moratorium
The cracks after the Hanoi summit continue to grow.
North Korean Official: Kim Jong Un Rethinking Talks With US, Launch Moratorium
North Korea Is Still Trying to Hack US Critical Infrastructure
March 14, 2019
North Korea Is Still Trying to Hack US Critical Infrastructure
The ongoing cyber campaign seeks to infiltrate defense, financial, energy, telecom, and healthcare firms.
North Korea Is Still Trying to Hack US Critical Infrastructure
UN Panel: Financial Sanctions Against North Korea Among ‘Most Poorly Implemented’
March 14, 2019
UN Panel: Financial Sanctions Against North Korea Among ‘Most Poorly Implemented’
Sanctions implementation against North Korea continues to lag.
UN Panel: Financial Sanctions Against North Korea Among ‘Most Poorly Implemented’
South Korea Warns Against North Korea Rocket Launch
March 12, 2019
South Korea Warns Against North Korea Rocket Launch
A special adviser to South Korea’s president said a launch by the North would be a “big disaster” for diplomacy.
South Korea Warns Against North Korea Rocket Launch
South Korea's New Internet Controls Spark Controversy
March 08, 2019
South Korea's New Internet Controls Spark Controversy
As Seoul tightens its control over cyberspace, some privacy and free speech advocates are raising the alarm.
South Korea's New Internet Controls Spark Controversy
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