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South Korea Strikes Back, Removes Japan From Trade White List
August 12, 2019
South Korea Strikes Back, Removes Japan From Trade White List
Seoul will remove Japan from its own preferred trade list after Tokyo did the same to South Korea.
South Korea Strikes Back, Removes Japan From Trade White List
Voices Grow in South Korea to Oppose Anti-Japan Movement
August 08, 2019
Voices Grow in South Korea to Oppose Anti-Japan Movement
As the economic implications for South Korea become clear, calls to resolve the standoff are growing.
Voices Grow in South Korea to Oppose Anti-Japan Movement
Japan's Economic Restrictions on South Korea Are Overkill
August 05, 2019
Japan's Economic Restrictions on South Korea Are Overkill
If the forced labor rulings are the hidden motivation, Tokyo’s actions are wildly disproportionate.
Japan's Economic Restrictions on South Korea Are Overkill
South Korea Vows Countermeasures as Japan Downgrades Trade Status
August 02, 2019
South Korea Vows Countermeasures as Japan Downgrades Trade Status
As Japan escalates its trade restrictions, South Korea vows to respond in kind.
South Korea Vows Countermeasures as Japan Downgrades Trade Status
Japan and South Korea Are Learning the Wrong Lessons From China
August 01, 2019
Japan and South Korea Are Learning the Wrong Lessons From China
The adoption of a rival’s coercive tactics by a U.S. ally is alarming.
Japan and South Korea Are Learning the Wrong Lessons From China
Will South Korean Turn to Its PM to Resolve Conflicts With Japan?
July 30, 2019
Will South Korean Turn to Its PM to Resolve Conflicts With Japan?
Lee Nak-yeon, known as a Japan expert, might be one of the few chances Seoul has to resolve the dispute.
Will South Korean Turn to Its PM to Resolve Conflicts With Japan?
Japan-Korea ‘Trade War’ Starts to Bite
July 29, 2019
Japan-Korea ‘Trade War’ Starts to Bite
Escalating Japan-South Korea tensions, including a boycott movement, begin to hit the pockets of major Japanese brands.
Japan-Korea ‘Trade War’ Starts to Bite
What's Driving Japan's Trade Restrictions on South Korea?
July 29, 2019
What's Driving Japan's Trade Restrictions on South Korea?
The export controls are a policy of last resort from a frustrated Tokyo.
What's Driving Japan's Trade Restrictions on South Korea?
US Intervention Can’t Break the Japan-Korea Impasse
July 23, 2019
US Intervention Can’t Break the Japan-Korea Impasse
Washington's mediation may provide a temporary fix, but not a long-term resolution to the core problems.
US Intervention Can’t Break the Japan-Korea Impasse
Japan’s Economic Sanctions on Korea: Part of a Phased Plan
July 19, 2019
Japan’s Economic Sanctions on Korea: Part of a Phased Plan
Japan’s use of export controls against Seoul is part of a well-conceived retaliatory plan.
Japan’s Economic Sanctions on Korea: Part of a Phased Plan
US Unlikely to Mediate in Ongoing Japan-South Korea Export Control Spat
July 16, 2019
US Unlikely to Mediate in Ongoing Japan-South Korea Export Control Spat
Instead, Tokyo and Seoul should address their differences bilaterally, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said.
US Unlikely to Mediate in Ongoing Japan-South Korea Export Control Spat
Export Controls, History, and Geopolitics: Making Sense of the Japan-South Korea Crisis
July 11, 2019
Export Controls, History, and Geopolitics: Making Sense of the Japan-South Korea Crisis
What’s at the core of rising Japan-South Korea tensions and what will it take for the two countries to walk back?
Export Controls, History, and Geopolitics: Making Sense of the Japan-South Korea Crisis
What Lies Ahead for South Korea’s Strategic Diversification Efforts?
July 11, 2019
What Lies Ahead for South Korea’s Strategic Diversification Efforts?
South Korean divestment from China is precisely what the Trump administration would like to see.
What Lies Ahead for South Korea’s Strategic Diversification Efforts?
South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
July 10, 2019
South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
Tensions between Seoul and Tokyo show no sign of abating as their governments continue to trade barbs.
South Korea’s Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions
South Korea’s Botched Handling of the Forced Labor Issue
July 09, 2019
South Korea’s Botched Handling of the Forced Labor Issue
The Moon Jae-in government’s claim of putting the victims first doesn’t stand scrutiny.
South Korea’s Botched Handling of the Forced Labor Issue
Japan’s G20 Summit Fails at Repairing Japan-Korea relations
July 09, 2019
Japan’s G20 Summit Fails at Repairing Japan-Korea relations
Tensions between Tokyo and Seoul show no signs of easing, with a political trade war escalating over historic grievances.
Japan’s G20 Summit Fails at Repairing Japan-Korea relations
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