March 11, 2022
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.
November 23, 2019
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.
November 16, 2019
Japan, South Korean Envoys, Execs Discuss Ways to Cool Tensions
By Associated Press
The meetings between business leaders were decidedly friendlier.
November 06, 2019
Why South Korea Should Rethink GSOMIA Withdrawal
By Scott W. Harold
It is not too late for Seoul to reverse course.
September 19, 2019
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.
September 10, 2019
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?
August 27, 2019
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?
August 22, 2019
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.
January 06, 2017
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.
December 02, 2016
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.
November 25, 2016
How Is the Presidential Scandal Impacting South Korea's Diplomacy?
By Elaine Ramirez
The short-term fallout is limited, but Park's weakness at a time of geopolitical flux could have long-term consequences.
November 24, 2016
Korea and Japan's Military Information Agreement: A Final Touch for the Pivot?
By Jaehan Park and Sangyoung Yun
The long-pending General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) is finally signed, to Washington's relief.