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The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
February 13, 2018
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
South Korea has a subdued history of failed efforts against sexual harassment.
The #MeToo Movement Finally Arrives in South Korea
South Korea Is Trump’s One Bright Spot on Trade
February 09, 2018
South Korea Is Trump’s One Bright Spot on Trade
Despite fuming over the KORUS FTA, trade with South Korea is a bright spot in trade so far under Trump.
South Korea Is Trump’s One Bright Spot on Trade
North Korea Diplomacy and the Winter Olympics
February 07, 2018
North Korea Diplomacy and the Winter Olympics
North Korea's upcoming Olympics appearance is both an opportunity and a challenge for South Korea, Japan, and the U.S.
North Korea Diplomacy and the Winter Olympics
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
February 07, 2018
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
Japan lodges protest over Inter-Korean Winter Olympic Unification Flag.
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
January 31, 2018
Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
Controversy over the comfort women is partly rooted in a Manichean worldview dividing people into innocents and oppressors.
Confronting Korea’s Censored Discourse on Comfort Women
North and South Korean Ice Hockey Teams Meet For the First Time
January 26, 2018
North and South Korean Ice Hockey Teams Meet For the First Time
The creation of a joint ice hockey team for the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has been controversial in South Korea.
North and South Korean Ice Hockey Teams Meet For the First Time
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
January 18, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
Given that little about what is occurring is new, here is a cliché-ridden assessment of what lies ahead for him.
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
An Olympic Feat: North and South Korea Engage in High-Level Talks
January 10, 2018
An Olympic Feat: North and South Korea Engage in High-Level Talks
The focus was on the upcoming Olympic Games, but North Korea agreed to additional military talks.
An Olympic Feat: North and South Korea Engage in High-Level Talks
South Korea Pulls Back From Sex Slave Agreement With Japan
January 08, 2018
South Korea Pulls Back From Sex Slave Agreement With Japan
A recent government report criticizes the agreement made under the previous Park administration.
South Korea Pulls Back From Sex Slave Agreement With Japan
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
January 04, 2018
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
What are the issues and flashpoints that will come to define Asia in 2018?
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
North Korea Threat Sparks Record Arm Sales in South Korea
December 12, 2017
North Korea Threat Sparks Record Arm Sales in South Korea
Seoul is investing heavily in its domestic arms industry in response to the threat from Pyongyang, a recent study finds.
North Korea Threat Sparks Record Arm Sales in South Korea
South Korea’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympics at a Crossroads
November 28, 2017
South Korea’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympics at a Crossroads
The lack of recent launches from North Korea has raised the South's hopes for an “Olympic for Peace."
South Korea’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympics at a Crossroads
North Korean Soldier Makes Dramatic Defection Across the DMZ
November 25, 2017
North Korean Soldier Makes Dramatic Defection Across the DMZ
South Korea’s loudspeaker broadcasting system, pumping K-Pop northward, may have played a role in the man’s defection.
North Korean Soldier Makes Dramatic Defection Across the DMZ
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
November 22, 2017
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
East Asian political realities are breathing new energy into Uzbekistan and South Korea's already strong relationship.
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
Trump, Moon Reach Final Agreement to Scrap Warhead Limits For Ballistic Missiles
November 08, 2017
Trump, Moon Reach Final Agreement to Scrap Warhead Limits For Ballistic Missiles
The leaders agreed to completely remove limits on the payload of South Korean ballistic missiles.
Trump, Moon Reach Final Agreement to Scrap Warhead Limits For Ballistic Missiles
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
October 20, 2017
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
President Moon’s recent remarks sparked fierce debate on retrieving South Korea’s wartime operational control from the United States.
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
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