South Korea’s Shift Away From Reunification Is a Bad Sign for the Korean Peninsula
By Eunwoo Lee
South Koreans increasingly reject reunification with the North amid intensifying hostility and indifference. But inter-Korean relations that prioritize economic ties over reconciliation easily fall prey to global geopolitics.
Death of North Korean Defector Sparks Concerns About South Korean Policies
By Tae-jun Kang
Defector groups in South Korea accuse the government of not doing enough to help North Korean arrivals.
Is a Joint Korean Olympics Possible – or Desirable?
By Timothy S. Rich and Isabel Eliassen
In a recent survey, South Koreans support the idea – but less so when the question of cost comes up.
Korean Reunification Is Already Unviable
By Justin Fendos
Reunification, the long-held Korean dream, is already unviable. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
South Korea in the Storm: Managing the US Alliance and North Korea
By Ankit Panda
Steven Denney returns to discuss the Moon Jae-in administration's acclimation to the North Korea threat.
Self-Reliance and Sunshine: Previewing President Moon's North Korea Policy
By Hyuk Kim
Moon should be wary of emphasizing the old principle of self-reliance in solving inter-Korea issues.
What Happens If North Korea Collapses?
By Phil W. Reynolds
If Kim Jong-un's regime collapses, how will China, the U.S., and South Korea react?
Could Koreans Lead a Future Generation of Private Military Firms?
By Robert Farley
Where would North Korea's soldiers go after a hypothetical reunification on the Korean peninsula?
Interview: Lawrence Wilkerson
By Emanuel Pastreich
A discussion of tensions in East Asia, and some possible solutions
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: Is There a Post-Unification Future? Pt. 2
By Leon Whyte
Despite the strength of their ties, neither country should take the alliance for granted.
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: Is There a Post-Unification Future? Pt. 1
By Leon Whyte
What might happen to America's alliance with Korea in the event of reunification?