What’s Driving the Japan-South Korea Thaw?
By Mina Pollmann
Between China and North Korea, the logic for increased Japan-South Korea cooperation is clear. All that was lacking was political will.
Hitting Reset on Japan-South Korea Relations
By Jessie Laufer
With relatively new governments and a pressing threat from North Korea, the timing to renew Seoul and Tokyo ties is better now than it has been in years.
Japan Cautiously Welcomes South Korean President-Elect
By Mari Yamaguchi
Tensions between the two are frozen over, but president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol has spoken of his interest in a thaw.
South Korea Will Keeps Its Military Intelligence Pact With Japan – For Now
By Associated Press
Seoul had threatened to withdraw from the agreement amid bilateral tensions with Tokyo.
Japan, South Korean Envoys, Execs Discuss Ways to Cool Tensions
By Associated Press
The meetings between business leaders were decidedly friendlier.
Why South Korea Should Rethink GSOMIA Withdrawal
By Scott W. Harold
It is not too late for Seoul to reverse course.
The US, Japan and South Korea Should Shelve GSOMIA (For Now)
By DongJoon Park
Insisting that Seoul rejoin GSOMIA may make South Korea more skeptical about Washington’s ability to arbitrate impartially.
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?
Korea’s Dispute With Japan Spills Into National Security
By Troy Stangarone
The end of an intelligence sharing pact expands South Korea’s dispute with Japan. What will the impact be in practice?
South Korea Just Made a Big Mistake
By John Lee
Pulling out of the intelligence sharing agreement with Japan will only hurt Korea's security.
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
By Emanuel Pastreich
Chung Sye-kyun, Speaker of the National Assembly, talks about "Choi-gate" and the future of Korea's foreign relations.
US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation Hangs in the Balance
By Sangbo Park
Donald Trump won't seriously jeopardize U.S.-ROK-Japan cooperation. South Korea's next president might.