The Paradox of South Korea’s Presidential Approval Rating
By Hyeonjong Min
Despite persistently high approval ratings, former President Moon did not pursue major reforms. President Yoon, with low numbers, is promising to do just that.
Can Yoon Suk-yeol Break South Korea’s Decades-Old Political Curse?
By Jason Morgan and Kenji Yoshida
Will the prosecutor-turned-president resist the temptation to target his predecessor with legal investigations in a bid to shore up his political base?
South Korea’s Semiconductor Funds Highlight a Partisan Battle
By Arrian Ebrahimi and Joon Kang
Should chip funds go to chaebols or underdogs? In South Korea, the question has taken on partisan undertones.
Dogs Gifted by North’s Kim Jong Un Resettle in South Korean Zoo
By Hyung-jin Kim
The dogs officially belong to the state, but former President Moon had taken them home before giving them up amid a dispute over financial support.
Moon Jae-In: South Korea’s Merkel?
By Thomas Chan and Seong Hyeon Choi
Both leaders believed that economics and energy concerns locked their countries into a path of appeasing threatening neighbors.
Has Moon Jae-in’s North Korea Peace Process Failed?
By Mitch Shin
Conservatives – including President-elect Yoon – argue that the initiative damaged the South Korea-U.S. alliance. But would South Korea really have been better off without President Moon’s peace process?
Moon and Kim Exchange Letters Amid Frozen Inter-Korea Relations
By Mitch Shin
Less than three weeks before Moon Jae-in leaves office, the leaders of the two Koreas exchanged hand-written letters talking up the efforts of the peace process.
President Moon’s Legacy: Boosted Arms Exports for South Korea
By Eunwoo Lee
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will carry on Moon’s legacy in one aspect at least: the military industry.
With His Term Coming to a Close, Moon Reiterates Importance of Peace Process on Korean Peninsula
By Mitch Shin
In an interview with news agencies of OANA, South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his hope for the U.S. and North Korea to renew talks.
What’s Next for ASEAN-South Korea Security Ties?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at some of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for Seoul’s security vision for the region.
Australia’s Growing Ties With Northeast Asia
By Grant Wyeth
It is at the intersection of commercial and hard-security interests that Australia’s relationships with Japan and South Korea are finding their increasing health.
Impeached President Park, Jailed for Corruption, Pardoned by Moon
By Hyung-Jin Kim
Moon's liberal government said the pardon of his conservative predecessor is meant to promote national unity.