North Korea Factor Fades Amid Seoul’s Trilateral Engagement
By Abhishek Sharma
South Korea’s current diplomatic strategy is overlooking its greatest security threat.
South Korea’s Political Bifurcation Will Stifle Any Trilateral Agreement
By Dylan Stent
The whole point of the Camp David Summit was to institutionalize Japan-South Korea-U.S. cooperation. But no one should expect South Korea’s left to keep to the same path.
Camp David Marked a ‘New Era’ in Japan-Korea-US Relations. Can It Endure?
By Troy Stangarone
Long-term institutionalization of trilateral cooperation can only truly take root after it has survived political transitions in the United States, South Korea, and Japan.
South Korea’s Deepening Political Divide Is Mapping Onto Its Foreign Policy
By Jinwan Park
South Korea’s political parties have taken divergent stances on how Seoul should position itself amid intensifying China-U.S. rivalry
Is South Korea Ready to be a Global Pivotal Arms Exporter?
By Chris H. Park
As South Korea ramps up arms exports, it will increasingly need to grapple with the geopolitical ramifications.
South Korea’s Deafening Silence on the Iran Protests
By Joel Atkinson
In contrast to other wealthy democracies, Seoul has remained silent over the protests – and crackdowns – in Iran.
Australia and South Korea: Resetting Middle Power Ambitions
By Peter K. Lee and Sarah Teo
It is worth assessing if and how two of the Indo-Pacific’s most prominent middle powers might once again pursue creative and ambitious statecraft.
How Will South Korea’s New President Approach Russia’s Ukraine Invasion?
By Andrew Yeo
Taking a stand on the Ukraine crisis will bring both opportunities and risk for the incoming Yoon administration.
‘Empathy Diplomacy’: A New Key to Unlocking East Asia’s Geopolitical Quagmire?
By Jin Kai
The long-term solution to tensions in East Asia is for the neighboring countries to start taking each other’s security concerns more seriously.
Yoon Suk-yeol Becomes South Korea’s President-Elect
By Mitch Shin
The narrowest margin of victory in South Korea’s history showed how the country is divided in yesterday’s election.
A Bipartisan Consensus on South Korea’s Foreign Policy?
By Hae Kyung Ahn
The foreign policy platforms of the two leading candidates in South Korea’s upcoming presidential election are more alike than they are different.
Challenges for the Australia-South Korea Middle Power Partnership
By Wongi Choe
Given their shared values, close economic links, and convergent strategic interests, South Korea and Australia would do well to establish a deeper and more strategic partnership.