December 16, 2020
How the US Can Mediate the Japan-South Korea Dispute
By Xuan Dung Phan
The Biden administration must avoid the fundamental flaw of previous reparations arrangements: prioritizing state interests over victims’ concerns.
March 26, 2019
When Tokyo and Seoul Fight, a Complacent Washington Loses
By Katrin Fraser Katz
Bickering between Seoul and Tokyo plays directly into the hands of Pyongyang and Beijing.
September 21, 2016
The Limits of the Japan-South Korea Military Relationship
By Peter Murphy
Could Japan lose South Korea to China?
November 08, 2015
Korea-Japan: No End to the Backroom Brawl
By Kyu Seok Shim
If the United States truly wants Japan and South Korea to reconcile, it should discourage them from bickering on its own soil.
May 05, 2015
Abe's US Visit Puts Pressure on South Korea
By John Lee
Shinzo Abe’s successful U.S. visit means increased pressure on Park Geun-hye to repair relations with Japan.
April 24, 2015
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
By Clint Work
South Korea is at center stage of an emerging new paradigm in Northeast Asia.
April 20, 2015
How to Fix the Japan-South Korea Relationship
By Van Jackson
Washington needs to reorient how it thinks about ties between its two key allies.
April 18, 2015
US Tries to Get Japan, South Korea to Put the Past Behind Them
By Shannon Tiezzi
The U.S. hosts trilateral talks in an attempt to further cooperation between its two allies.
March 25, 2015
Diplomatic Access: South Korea
By Diplomatic Access
ROK Ambassador to the U.S. Ahn Ho-Young on his country's relations with North Korea, China, the U.S., and more.
December 04, 2014
South Korea-Japan Relations: America’s Achilles' Heel?
By Jin Kai
Unless the U.S. can bring Seoul and Tokyo together, China will seek to exploit tensions in this relationship.