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K-Pop Group BTS Caught in Latest Tensions Between South Korea and Japan
November 15, 2018

K-Pop Group BTS Caught in Latest Tensions Between South Korea and Japan

By Jenna Gibson
Amid a rising wave of tensions, Korean entertainment is once again getting caught in the crossfire.

Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
February 28, 2018

Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far

By Brad Glosserman
The roots of national identity for each state hinders deeper cooperation between them.
Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
January 31, 2018

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 Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
January 11, 2018

The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   

By Yuki Tatsumi
After months of speculation, Moon's administration decides to keep to the 2015 agreement.

Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
December 30, 2017

Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement

By Yukari Easton
South Korea's Moon Jae-in has domestic political reasons for reopening the agreement.

Japan’s Pyrrhic Victory Over ‘Comfort Women’ Commemoration
November 25, 2017

Japan’s Pyrrhic Victory Over ‘Comfort Women’ Commemoration

By Edward Vickers
Blocking comfort women documents from UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register could do Japan more harm than good.

What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
May 29, 2017

What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?

By Mina Pollmann
A reopening (yet again) of the comfort women issue could threaten cooperation on defense issues.
The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History
February 08, 2017

The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History

By Joseph Yi
South Korea does not allow for any nuance in its discussions of this particular historical issue.

Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017

Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'

By Mintaro Oba
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.

Strategic Implications of South Korea’s Political Scandal
November 03, 2016

Strategic Implications of South Korea’s Political Scandal

By Benjamin Lee
The Choi Soon-sil scandal will have serious repercussions for strategic issues such as THAAD and Japan-ROK cooperation.

South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
September 06, 2016

South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Benjamin Lee
Domestic opposition to the deal in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
August 16, 2016

World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia

By Mina Pollmann
The 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender saw several officials visit Yasukuni Shrine, although PM Abe did not.

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