October 30, 2019
Did South Korea’s Three Noes Matter? Not So Much.
By Troy Stangarone
Assessing the impact of the 2017 agreement to end China’s economic coercion over THAAD.
April 21, 2018
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
By Patrick Monaghan
Recent trends suggest that U.S.-South Korea relations are increasingly strained.
February 27, 2018
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
By Kristian McGuire
The thaw in relations is not going to last long.
February 07, 2018
Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
By Guy Plopsky
A dubious Russian assumption is behind Moscow's opposition to the missile defense system.
November 18, 2017
South Korea and China Make Amends. What Now?
By Clint Work
Shortly after Trump came to South Korea, President Moon met with China's top leaders, solidifying a thaw in relations.
November 10, 2017
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
By Clint Work
Beneath the positive headlines, Trump's visit reinforced South Korea's U.S. dilemma.
July 27, 2017
What THAAD Means for China's Korean Peninsula Strategy
By Jin Kai
The U.S. motive is clear; China's response now will be critical.
July 07, 2017
Chinese, South Korean Presidents Meet After North Korea ICBM Test
By Shannon Tiezzi
Predictably, North Korea and THAAD dominated the discussion.
June 29, 2017
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
By Jon Letman
A year after being chosen to host THAAD, protests in Seongju show little sign of ending.
June 27, 2017
3 Obstacles to US-South Korea Cooperation on the North Korea Issue
By Hanbyeol Sohn
The alliance cannot hope to address the North Korea threat until it overcomes these three hurdles.
June 22, 2017
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Soo Kim.
June 16, 2017
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
By Lami Kim
The THAAD dilemma reveals a deeper problem in South Korea: military influence over political decisions.