South Korea’s Yoon Calls for Strong Security Cooperation with US, Japan Ahead of Camp David Summit
By Hyung-jin Kim
Yoon said the importance of Seoul-Washington-Tokyo security cooperation is growing on the Korean Peninsula and in the region.
South Korea’s Fight Against the ‘Sea of Japan’ Pays Off
By Mitch Shin
The country’s long battle for co-use of the names “East Sea” and “Sea of Japan” is over as the IHO decided to adopt a new numerical system.
Japan, South Korea, and the Politics of the Present
By Jennifer Lind
Relations between Japan and South Korea have long fluctuated between comity and crisis.
South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue
By Masao Okonogi
Is there a way out of the Japan-South Korea spat?
Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
By Joseph Yi
Controversy over the comfort women is partly rooted in a Manichean worldview dividing people into innocents and oppressors.
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
By Eric Chan and Peter Loftus
The end of the Kim regime would spell trouble for the Taiwan Strait.
Are Korea and Japan Headed for a Thaw?
By John Power
The Park-Abe meeting was encouraging, but there are structural issues that still need to be addressed.
Japan’s Growing Anti-Korea Sentiment
By Tae-jun Kang
A recent survey underscores the growing distance between the two neighbors.
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
By Clint Richards
Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul may temporarily overlook diplomatic spats for economic gains.
Reducing Tensions in East Asia
By Tsuneo Akaha
Historical grievances have China, Japan, Korea and Russia at an impasse. How might they move beyond it?
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
By Ankit Panda
This is the first time that the two countries will address the 'comfort women' issue in a diplomatic setting.
Abe, ‘Deeply Pained’ By Comfort Women Suffering, Won’t Revise Kono Statement
By J.T. Quigley
Controversy over a possible review of the 1993 apology further strained Korean ties.