July 27, 2021
North, South Korea Agree to Reopen Communication Channels
By Mitch Shin
With only eight months left in President Moon’s term, the two Koreas surprisingly agreed to restore channels and improve ties.
June 15, 2021
Moon’s Last Chance on North Korea
By Mitch Shin
In his final months in office, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has few options for pursuing better relations with the North.
June 23, 2020
How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?
By Jina Kim
The scope and level of North Korea’s next move will be determined by the extent and type of the benefits it expects.
June 19, 2020
How Will South Korea and the US Respond to North Korea’s Latest Provocation?
By Tae-jun Kang
Pyongyang hints that its next moves will depend on the reactions from Washington and Seoul. What should we expect?
June 02, 2020
Moon Jae-in Holds on to His Dream of North Korea Diplomacy
By Sean Lee
South Korea's president is poised for one more push to improve inter-Korean relations.
July 27, 2019
North Korea: Missile Test Was ‘Solemn Warning’ to South
By Foster Klug and Hyung-Jin Kim
Pyongyang has made the meaning of its latest missile test explicit.
June 26, 2019
South Korea’s President: 3rd Trump-Kim Summit Under Discussion
By Adam Schreck, Hyung-Jin Kim, and Kim Tong-Hyung
Moon told reporters that the U.S. and North Korean leaders' “willingness to engage in dialogue has never faded.”
May 22, 2019
Even as Talks Stall, the Korean DMZ Continues to Rebrand
By Jenna Gibson
New peace trails show small signs of progress in inter-Korean relations.
March 12, 2019
South Korea Warns Against North Korea Rocket Launch
By Hyung-Jin Kim
A special adviser to South Korea’s president said a launch by the North would be a “big disaster” for diplomacy.
February 26, 2019
The Hanoi Summit: What’s in It for US Allies?
By Valérie Niquet and Marianne Peron-Doise
In Europe and Asia, U.S. allies will be watching the Trump-Kim summit with interest – and uncertainty.
January 24, 2019
The End of An Island? How Inter-Korean Connections Will Change the South
By Alexander M. Hynd
Could South Korea's era as a 'geostrategic island' be coming to an end?
January 16, 2019
What to Expect in Inter-Korean Relations in 2019
By Nate Kerkhoff
Can Kim and Moon make good on the budding new era of inter-Korean relations?