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Japan Faces Growing Pressure to Rethink Releasing Fukushima’s Wastewater into Ocean
April 16, 2021

Japan Faces Growing Pressure to Rethink Releasing Fukushima’s Wastewater into Ocean

By Thisanka Siripala
China and South Korea have reacted strongly to the Japanese government’s decision to release contaminated water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor.
South Korea’s Dubious Comfort Women Ruling
February 14, 2021

South Korea’s Dubious Comfort Women Ruling

By Jinyul Ju
Why the court got it wrong on international law

Duyeon Kim on South Korea’s Foreign Policy Priorities
February 02, 2021

Duyeon Kim on South Korea’s Foreign Policy Priorities

By Shannon Tiezzi
How the Moon administration is seeking to navigate its most pressing challenges, from North Korea to the U.S.-China cold war.

Conflict Between South Korea and Japan Surges Again With Court’s ‘Comfort Women’ Decision
January 26, 2021

Conflict Between South Korea and Japan Surges Again With Court’s ‘Comfort Women’ Decision

By Mitch Shin
The Japanese government rejected a court ruling on compensation for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery during World War II. 

The US Role in South Korea-Japan Relations: From Johnson to Biden
January 14, 2021

The US Role in South Korea-Japan Relations: From Johnson to Biden

By Erik French, Jiyoon Kim, and Jihoon Yu
Past history gives a blueprint the incoming administration can use to push for better relations between two important East Asian allies.
Seoul Court Orders Japan to Compensate 12 Korean Sex Slaves
January 09, 2021

Seoul Court Orders Japan to Compensate 12 Korean Sex Slaves

By Associated Press
The ruling recalls the 2018 judgment on forced labor that sparked a trade war between Japan and South Korea.

Japan-South Korea: The Limits of Outreach Without Trust
December 18, 2020

Japan-South Korea: The Limits of Outreach Without Trust

By Kimura Kan
Recent diplomatic activity on the Korean side will only go so far in rebuilding relations.
How the US Can Mediate the Japan-South Korea Dispute
December 16, 2020

How the US Can Mediate the Japan-South Korea Dispute

By Xuan Dung Phan
The Biden administration must avoid the fundamental flaw of previous reparations arrangements: prioritizing state interests over victims’ concerns.

South Koreans Welcome Decision to Maintain ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin
December 07, 2020

South Koreans Welcome Decision to Maintain ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin

By Mitch Shin
Tokyo’s pressure over the statue faced a set-back in Germany as the issue continues to loom large in Japan-South Korea interactions.

A Test of Japan–South Korea Relations
December 06, 2020

A Test of Japan–South Korea Relations

By Shin Kawashima
If the FOIP strategy is to succeed, the two countries have some work to do.

Could RCEP Help Improve South Korea-Japan Relations?
November 24, 2020

Could RCEP Help Improve South Korea-Japan Relations?

By Kyle Ferrier
As a byproduct of the mega-deal, Seoul and Tokyo are now bound by their first ever shared free trade agreement.
South Korea and Japan Continue to Struggle to Bridge Their Differences
November 11, 2020

South Korea and Japan Continue to Struggle to Bridge Their Differences

By Troy Stangarone
A spate of recent exchanges could be seen as an accomplishment in and of itself, but there has been little concrete progress toward a solution on the forced labor issue.

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