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Assessing South Korea's Role as an Indo-Pacific Middle Power
July 12, 2018
Assessing South Korea's Role as an Indo-Pacific Middle Power
What's driving South Korean thinking about the future of Asia?
Assessing South Korea's Role as an Indo-Pacific Middle Power
What Does Moon’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Mean for ASEAN-South Korea Ties?
July 10, 2018
What Does Moon’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Mean for ASEAN-South Korea Ties?
While the new policy offers opportunities, it also faces lingering challenges that need to be addressed as well.
What Does Moon’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Mean for ASEAN-South Korea Ties?
South Korea-Vietnam Navy Ties in the Spotlight
July 07, 2018
South Korea-Vietnam Navy Ties in the Spotlight
A recent visit points to the greater focus being placed on the defense side of the relationship.
South Korea-Vietnam Navy Ties in the Spotlight
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
July 06, 2018
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
After the meeting between North Korean and American leaders on June 12, the United States has new friends in Seoul.
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
South Korea’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Reaches the Shores of India
July 03, 2018
South Korea’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Reaches the Shores of India
The Moon-Modi rendezvous reinforces a relationship that has been steadily growing more important to both sides.
South Korea’s ‘New Southern Policy’ Reaches the Shores of India
Where Does South Korea’s President Go From Here?
June 22, 2018
Where Does South Korea’s President Go From Here?
Moon has made progress abroad, but questions remain at home.
Where Does South Korea’s President Go From Here?
Is Moononomics Working Yet?
June 09, 2018
Is Moononomics Working Yet?
A year in office, it’s time to examine South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s economic policies.
Is Moononomics Working Yet?
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
June 08, 2018
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
The Kim-Trump summit is on. What about a trilateral follow-up?
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
What’s in the New Vietnam-South Korea Defense Pact?
June 07, 2018
What’s in the New Vietnam-South Korea Defense Pact?
A recent agreement was just the latest move by both sides to strengthen their security ties.
What’s in the New Vietnam-South Korea Defense Pact?
Don't Forget About the Panmunjom Declaration
May 30, 2018
Don't Forget About the Panmunjom Declaration
With the risk of inter-Korean conflict now close to zero, time to think about what phased integration will look like.
Don't Forget About the Panmunjom Declaration
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
May 24, 2018
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
Is Trump second guessing the rush to strike a deal? Showing flexibility? Both? Neither?
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
The Growing Russia-South Korea Partnership
May 24, 2018
The Growing Russia-South Korea Partnership
Economic links between South Korea and Russia are a welcome byproduct of the inter-Korea thaw.
The Growing Russia-South Korea Partnership
Seeing Through the Familiarity of the Inter-Korean Panmunjom Declaration
May 07, 2018
Seeing Through the Familiarity of the Inter-Korean Panmunjom Declaration
How a ‘familiar’ summit put new life into the Korean peninsula’s hopes for peace.
Seeing Through the Familiarity of the Inter-Korean Panmunjom Declaration
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
May 03, 2018
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
Trump enjoys flattery, so the South Koreans are flattering him into engaging North Korea diplomatically.
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
May 01, 2018
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
Over the weekend, Moon briefed Abe by telephone about his discussions with Kim.
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
Why US-North Korea Talks Will Fail
May 01, 2018
Why US-North Korea Talks Will Fail
The most likely outcome is that we will essentially end up where we began.
Why US-North Korea Talks Will Fail
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