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South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue
April 16, 2019

South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue

By Masao Okonogi
Is there a way out of the Japan-South Korea spat?

A Profound Development in Japan-South Korea Relations
February 06, 2019

A Profound Development in Japan-South Korea Relations

By Kan Kimura
A recent ruling has global implications.
South Korea Decides to Dismantle 'Comfort Women' Reconciliation and Healing Foundation
November 27, 2018

South Korea Decides to Dismantle 'Comfort Women' Reconciliation and Healing Foundation

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
Seoul is walking away from a key part of the 2015 agreement with Tokyo, tossing the comfort women issue back into the spotlight.

Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
October 12, 2018

Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review

By Daniel Hurst
The dispute once again illustrates the extent to which history plagues modern Japan-South Korea relations.

Little to Celebrate on 20th Anniversary of Obuchi-Kim Declaration
August 04, 2018

Little to Celebrate on 20th Anniversary of Obuchi-Kim Declaration

By Jeff Kingston
In 1998, Japan and South Korea agreed to “build a future-oriented relationship based on reconciliation.” What went wrong?

Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
February 28, 2018

Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far

By Brad Glosserman
The roots of national identity for each state hinders deeper cooperation between them.

Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
January 31, 2018

Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women

By Joseph Yi
Controversy over the comfort women is partly rooted in a Manichean worldview dividing people into innocents and oppressors.
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
January 25, 2018

Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions

By Ankit Panda
Abe will make a statement on the "comfort women" issue while in South Korea.

What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
January 18, 2018

What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?

By Brad Glosserman
Given that little about what is occurring is new, here is a cliché-ridden assessment of what lies ahead for him.

South Korea Pulls Back From Sex Slave Agreement With Japan
January 08, 2018

South Korea Pulls Back From Sex Slave Agreement With Japan

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
A recent government report criticizes the agreement made under the previous Park administration.

South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
January 06, 2018

South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan

By Scott W. Harold and Jeffrey W. Hornung
Seoul is picking the wrong battle, with real implications for itself, Washington, and the region. 
South Koreans Continue to Distrust Japan. How Will the Upcoming Presidential Election Change That?
April 26, 2017

South Koreans Continue to Distrust Japan. How Will the Upcoming Presidential Election Change That?

By Ankit Panda
Trilateralism over the North Korean issue with the United States has temporarily drawn attention away from bilateral tensions.

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