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Confirmed: North and South Korea Reach Agreement to Deescalate Tensions
August 25, 2015

Confirmed: North and South Korea Reach Agreement to Deescalate Tensions

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Seoul and Pyongyang have reached an agreement to deescalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea Is Mobilizing for War
August 21, 2015

North Korea Is Mobilizing for War

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Kim Jong-un has rejected an apology from Seoul and ordered his army onto war footing.

ROK Navy Launches New Guided-Missile Frigate to Deter North Korea
August 14, 2015

ROK Navy Launches New Guided-Missile Frigate to Deter North Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Seoul continues to modernize its naval capabilities.

Is Europe Conquering South Korea’s Defense Sector?
July 22, 2015

Is Europe Conquering South Korea’s Defense Sector?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
European military hardware is becoming more popular on the Korean peninsula.

South Korea Tests New Ballistic Missile
June 05, 2015

South Korea Tests New Ballistic Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new missile can allegedly hit all of North Korea.
Will Corruption Undermine South Korea's Sub Modernization Program?
April 16, 2015

Will Corruption Undermine South Korea's Sub Modernization Program?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Seoul is building up its submarine fleet but corruption scandals could delay the deployments of new vessels.

Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
April 15, 2014

Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities

By Shannon Tiezzi
East Asia has a high number of global cities, according to a biannual ranking, while ASEAN and South Asia lag behind.
North Korea in Ashes Threat
April 23, 2012

North Korea in Ashes Threat

North Korea has threatened to turn part of the South’s leadership to ashes. But engagement was worth a try.

Korea Tackles Match-Fixing
January 04, 2012

Korea Tackles Match-Fixing

As South Korean football enters a new year, officials will be hoping to put a match-fixing scandal behind them.

The Meaning of Seoul's Election
November 07, 2011

The Meaning of Seoul's Election

The win in Seoul’s mayoral election by Park Won-soon reflects growing frustration among South Koreans.

South Korea's Tuition Battle
June 20, 2011

South Korea's Tuition Battle

Disillusioned over underinvestment in education, university students are taking to the streets. It’s just one front in a broader political battle.

‘North Korea’s Committing Genocide’
January 14, 2011

‘North Korea’s Committing Genocide’

Robert Park grabbed global headlines after walking into North Korea on Christmas Day, 2009. He tells The Diplomat why he’s now angry with Seoul.

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