December 12, 2019
2019 in Asian Geopolitics: A Year of Change
By Ankit Panda
From South Asia to China to Northeast Asia, 2019 was a transformative year.
December 06, 2019
Japan-South Korea Ties on Ice Until Bilateral Trade Meeting
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan and South Korea’s relationship hangs on a thread until talks resume at a high-level policy meeting later this month.
November 23, 2019
South Korea Will Keeps Its Military Intelligence Pact With Japan – For Now
By Associated Press
Seoul had threatened to withdraw from the agreement amid bilateral tensions with Tokyo.
November 20, 2019
Japan and South Korea: Headaches and Headlines
By Duncan Bartlett
The media in Japan show great enthusiasm in covering their country’s dispute with South Korea – but not all reports are credible.
November 16, 2019
Japan, South Korean Envoys, Execs Discuss Ways to Cool Tensions
By Associated Press
The meetings between business leaders were decidedly friendlier.
October 24, 2019
The United States Needs Japan and South Korea to Make Up
By Ellen Swicord
For Washington, resumed cooperation between its two most important Northeast Asian allies is a core interest.
October 03, 2019
South Koreans Flock to Study Japan Amid Ongoing Tensions
By Tae-jun Kang
As tensions persist between Japan and South Korea, Japan-related book titles have seen a surge in popularity in South Korea.
October 02, 2019
The True Meaning of American Leadership in the Korea-Japan Crisis
By Brian J. Kim
What does American leadership even mean?
September 19, 2019
The US, Japan and South Korea Should Shelve GSOMIA (For Now)
By DongJoon Park
Insisting that Seoul rejoin GSOMIA may make South Korea more skeptical about Washington’s ability to arbitrate impartially.
September 11, 2019
Echoes of United Fruit in Japan-Korea Trade Spat
By Justin Fendos
Should companies be legally responsible for the working conditions of their foreign laborers in other countries?
September 10, 2019
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?
September 04, 2019
What Are Japan’s ‘Sanctions’ on South Korea?
By Shin Kawashima
It is time for a clear-eyed look at the facts.