January 06, 2021
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.
January 04, 2021
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.
August 11, 2020
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.
January 08, 2020
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.
July 01, 2019
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.
June 27, 2019
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.
April 20, 2016
The Iran-North Korea Connection
By Samuel Ramani
Iran and North Korea have a long history of military cooperation and technology exchanges.