Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
By Hyunmin Michael Kang
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
By Felix Abt
Lee Myung-bak: North Korea Sought Inter-Korea Summit Meeting 5 Times
By Tae-jun Kang
South Korea’s Bumpy Election Year
The surprise poll win by the ruling Saenuri Party has put Park Geun-hye in the driver’s seat for the presidential election. But seven months is a very long time in Korean politics.
South Korea’s New Beef with U.S.
The announcement of a new case of mad cow disease in U.S. beef has sparked protests. But they say as much about mistrust of any ally than about food safety.
South Korea’s unveiling of the Hyunmu-3C cruise missile on April 19 was a big put-down for North Korea.
Korea: A Model for Southeast Asia?
South Korea’s accomplishments extend beyond its economic growth. Its political shift from authoritarian rule to a vibrant democracy could be a model for some ASEAN countries.
Pendulum Swings in South Korea
South Korea’s ruling Saenuri Party pulled off a surprise victory in this week’s National Assembly elections. The contest offered some insights into the changing face of politics there.
Singh Goes to Seoul
As Manmohan Singh prepares to visit South Korea, it’s worth asking why India hasn’t pursued stronger ties.
China’s Next Flashpoint?
A dispute with South Korea over a remote reef has prompted a tense exchange of words between the two countries. There could be more to come.
Why Beijing-Seoul Ties So Fraught
North Korea looms over ties between China and South Korea. Indeed, the future of the North Korean regime goes to the very heart of longstanding tensions.
North Korea’s Clumsy Assassins
News last month that an alleged North Korean spy tried to kill an anti-Pyongyang activist is a reminder that Kim Jong-il’s spies are active. But some say the attacks aren’t what they used to be.