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Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
January 25, 2018
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
Abe will make a statement on the "comfort women" issue while in South Korea.
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
January 11, 2018
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
After months of speculation, Moon's administration decides to keep to the 2015 agreement.
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
December 30, 2017
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
South Korea's Moon Jae-in has domestic political reasons for reopening the agreement.
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
December 23, 2017
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
Seoul’s absence from a revived Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is unfortunate, yet perfectly logical.
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
May 29, 2017
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
A reopening (yet again) of the comfort women issue could threaten cooperation on defense issues.
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
January 06, 2017
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
Chung Sye-kyun, Speaker of the National Assembly, talks about "Choi-gate" and the future of Korea's foreign relations.
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
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?
Domestic opposition to the deal in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.
South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
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
The 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender saw several officials visit Yasukuni Shrine, although PM Abe did not.
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
May 11, 2016
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
Lacking formal implementation and combined with changing political tides, the comfort women issue will drag on.
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
April 14, 2016
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
Advancing Japan-Korea relations will require creativity -- and maybe a change of address for Japan's embassy in Seoul.
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
April 02, 2016
Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
Japan's Foreign Ministry spokesperson on ties with South Korea, China, and the United States.
Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
Japan-South Korea Defense Ties Need a Boost Amid North Korea's Provocations
February 27, 2016
Japan-South Korea Defense Ties Need a Boost Amid North Korea's Provocations
It's time to harness the enormous potential of the Japan-ROK relationship.
Japan-South Korea Defense Ties Need a Boost Amid North Korea's Provocations
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
February 01, 2016
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
Can it last?
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
2015: Japan's Year in Review
January 09, 2016
2015: Japan's Year in Review
Looking back at 2015 and ahead to 2016 for Japan and PM Shinzo Abe.
2015: Japan's Year in Review
North Korea's Nuclear Test: The Fallout for Japan
January 07, 2016
North Korea's Nuclear Test: The Fallout for Japan
The latest nuclear test underscores the challenges of Japan's relationship with North Korea.
North Korea's Nuclear Test: The Fallout for Japan
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