Yoon Comment Sparks Diplomatic Row Between South Korea, Iran
By Kim Tong-hyung
President Yoon Suk-yeol's comments describing Iran as the “enemy” of the UAE during a trip to that country triggered a diplomatic spat.
South Korea’s Deafening Silence on the Iran Protests
By Joel Atkinson
In contrast to other wealthy democracies, Seoul has remained silent over the protests – and crackdowns – in Iran.
With Ship Seizure, South Korea Again Stuck Between the US and Iran
By Kyle Ferrier
The South Korean tanker MT Hankuk Chemi is collateral damage in the larger U.S.-Iranian tensions.
Iran Flexes Muscle as Trump Seeks to Restore Deterrence — Again
By Abhijnan Rej
Iran’s resumption of uranium enrichment as well as seizure of a South Korean tanker stands to needle an administration hopelessly obsessed with Tehran.
The Souring of Iran-South Korea Relations
By Nima Khorrami
Seoul’s unapologetic stance could signal a change in its approach to resource and trade diplomacy in the Middle East.
South Korea Plans for Uncertainty as US-Iran Tensions Rise
By Jenna Gibson
The assassination of Soleimani has South Korea scrambling to balance its ties between the U.S. and Iran.
The US, Iran, and Oil-Hungry Asia
By Nicholas Trickett
As tensions between the United States and Iran deepen, Asia’s top oil importers watch warily.
The Price of US-Iran Tensions for South Korea
By Troy Stangarone
For South Korea, the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran stretches far beyond oil imports.
The Iran-North Korea Connection
By Samuel Ramani
Iran and North Korea have a long history of military cooperation and technology exchanges.