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Moon’s March 1 Address Pokes Sensitive Issues With Japan
March 01, 2018

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
February 07, 2018

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?
November 10, 2017

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?
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.

How to Fix the Japan-South Korea Relationship
April 20, 2015

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
April 15, 2015

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
October 09, 2014

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
August 26, 2014

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
August 13, 2014

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
July 24, 2014

The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia

By Tom Le
In disputes over history and territory, the PR fight is intense … and damaging.

The ICJ and the Dokdo/Takeshima Dispute
May 13, 2014

The ICJ and the Dokdo/Takeshima Dispute

By J. Berkshire Miller
Referring the dispute to the international court would have complications, but may be the only feasible solution.
No, the US Won't Back South Korea Against Japan on Dokdo
May 02, 2014

No, the US Won't Back South Korea Against Japan on Dokdo

By Ankit Panda
President Obama backing Japan on the Senkaku Islands has caused South Korea to ask questions about Dokdo.

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