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Public Anger Grows in South Korea Over Justice Minister Nominee
August 29, 2019

Public Anger Grows in South Korea Over Justice Minister Nominee

By Tae-jun Kang
The scandal surrounding Cho Kuk taps into deeper sentiments that only the rich and powerful can succeed in South Korea.

Will South Korean Turn to Its PM to Resolve Conflicts With Japan?
July 30, 2019

Will South Korean Turn to Its PM to Resolve Conflicts With Japan?

By Tae-jun Kang
Lee Nak-yeon, known as a Japan expert, might be one of the few chances Seoul has to resolve the dispute.
South Korean President Moon’s Mid-Term Review
June 07, 2019

South Korean President Moon’s Mid-Term Review

By Joshua Jervis
Moon’s declining popularity can be widely attributed to a rising domestic focus on his administration’s economic performance.

South Korean Journalist Under Fire for Being 'Rude' to President Moon
May 11, 2019

South Korean Journalist Under Fire for Being 'Rude' to President Moon

By Tae-jun Kang
Is a journalist asking a president a serious question inappropriate?

Five Priorities for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2019
December 28, 2018

Five Priorities for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2019

By Jenna Gibson
What should be on the South Korean president’s agenda for the new year?

Blame the Heat? South Korean President Moon’s Approval Rating Reaches Record Low
August 10, 2018

Blame the Heat? South Korean President Moon’s Approval Rating Reaches Record Low

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
President Moon's approval rate remains above 50 percent, but is at its lowest point since his 2017 inauguration.

Is Moononomics Working Yet?
June 09, 2018

Is Moononomics Working Yet?

By Justin Fendos
A year in office, it’s time to examine South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s economic policies.
What Is South Korea’s Vision for the New Northeast Asian Order?
April 09, 2018

What Is South Korea’s Vision for the New Northeast Asian Order?

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
Kim Yong-jae, from the China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat, reflects on the upcoming flurry of summits.

South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
January 06, 2018

South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan

By Scott W. Harold and Jeffrey W. Hornung
Seoul is picking the wrong battle, with real implications for itself, Washington, and the region. 

Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
October 20, 2017

Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
President Moon’s recent remarks sparked fierce debate on retrieving South Korea’s wartime operational control from the United States.

South Korea's New Government Suspends THAAD Deployment Pending Environmental Assessment
June 07, 2017

South Korea's New Government Suspends THAAD Deployment Pending Environmental Assessment

By Ankit Panda
The South Korean presidential office has said the deployment of additional THAAD launchers will be delayed.
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