What Will South Korea’s Presidential Election Mean for Japan Ties?
By Mitch Shin
Along with their different policies on North Korea, the two candidates also have different perspectives on Japan.
South Korea and Japan Must Stop Politicizing the Olympic Games
By Eunjung Irene Oh
President Moon’s potential visit to Tokyo is the object of a diplomatic tug-of-war. Both sides should treat it as an opportunity, not a bargaining chip.
Moon’s March 1 Address Pokes Sensitive Issues With Japan
By Hyunmin Michael Kang
For the first time in 11 years, the Dokdo/Takeshima dispute made its way into a South Korean president’s March 1 remarks.
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan lodges protest over Inter-Korean Winter Olympic Unification Flag.
Shrimps, Cheese, and Knives: What Do Nations Really Fight for?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The ‘Dokdo shrimp’ controversy is not the first argument of its kind – in Asia or elsewhere.
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.
How to Fix the Japan-South Korea Relationship
By Van Jackson
Washington needs to reorient how it thinks about ties between its two key allies.
After 5 Years, Japan, South Korea Hold Security Dialogue
By Ankit Panda
The defense and foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan met for a "two-plus-two" dialogue for the first time in five years.
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
By Anthony Fensom
Griffith University's Christian Wirth on the ongoing dangers associated with East Asia's maritime disputes.
Dokdo and South Korean National Identity
By Patrick Flamm
Bringing the Dokdo/Takeshima dispute to the ICJ will need a change of national identity narrative in South Korea.
Japan’s New Remote Island Defense Plan
By Clint Richards
The Japanese government is pursuing a comprehensive plan to exert control over its far-flung islands.
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
By Tom Le
In disputes over history and territory, the PR fight is intense … and damaging.