April 20, 2021
As Approval Rating Declines, Moon Reshuffles Cabinet Ministers
By Mitch Shin
Following setbacks at the polls, President Moon is hoping to stave off lame-duck status by shaking up his cabinet.
April 15, 2020
South Korea’s Coronavirus-Era Online Learning Hits Snag
By Tae-jun Kang
The roll-out of distance learning is off to a rocky start.
April 14, 2018
Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
By Clint Work
Why have all of South Korea's recent leaders been embroiled in corruption scandals?
July 15, 2017
Will President Moon Repeat His Predecessors' Mistakes?
By Booseung Chang
Moon, like other South Korean presidents, seems to have little use for his party post-election.
May 26, 2017
Why Are South Korean Politics So Messy?
By Jin Kai
Exploring the six enduring features of Korean politics.
February 03, 2017
Ban Ki-moon Won't Run for South Korean President After All
By Shannon Tiezzi
Citing "slander" and "fake news," the former UN secretary general abandons his political ambitions.
January 26, 2017
South Korea's President Park: Scandal Accusations 'Colossal Lies'
By Bruce Harrison
In her first-ever one-on-one interview with a South Korean journalist, Park Geun-hye dismisses corruption allegations.
January 19, 2017
What's Next for South Korea's Center-Right?
By Parker Novak
After the ruling party splits, can South Korea's conservatives hold on to power?
January 18, 2017
Why Ban Ki-Moon Is Not Going To Be the Next South Korean President
By Jiyoung Song
Ban's political shortcomings, and a spotty track record as secretary-general, make him a lackluster candidate.
January 14, 2017
What Would a President Ban Ki-moon Do in Office?
By John Power
Ban Ki-moon is well-known, but his policy preferences are largely a mystery.
January 13, 2017
Ban Ki-moon: South Korea's 'White Knight'?
By Bruce Harrison
The public and political parties' loud support appear to be the driving force behind a potential run for the Blue House.
November 08, 2016
South Korea: People Power Backs Left Into a Corner
By Christopher Green
Giving the people what they want – Park's resignation – could backfire on South Korea's opposition.