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Imagining the Withdrawal of US Forces from South Korea
August 15, 2018
Imagining the Withdrawal of US Forces from South Korea
The unthinkable has become thinkable.
Imagining the Withdrawal of US Forces from South Korea
KORUS FTA Doesn’t Protect South Korea From Section 232 Investigations
August 09, 2018
KORUS FTA Doesn’t Protect South Korea From Section 232 Investigations
Despite reaching an agreement on trade with the U.S., South Korea hasn't seen any relief from Section 232 investigations.
KORUS FTA Doesn’t Protect South Korea From Section 232 Investigations
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
July 07, 2018
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
The sequencing problem requires coordination between the U.S., China, and Korea to pressure meaningful steps from Kim.
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
July 06, 2018
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
After the meeting between North Korean and American leaders on June 12, the United States has new friends in Seoul.
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
Former PACOM Commander Harry Harris Takes Up Post as US Ambassador to South Korea
July 01, 2018
Former PACOM Commander Harry Harris Takes Up Post as US Ambassador to South Korea
Harris fills a critical ambassadorial appointment after 17 months of vacancy.
Former PACOM Commander Harry Harris Takes Up Post as US Ambassador to South Korea
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
June 23, 2018
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
The trip will be Mattis' first to China as U.S. secretary of defense.
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
US, South Korea Announce Suspension of 2018 Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise
June 19, 2018
US, South Korea Announce Suspension of 2018 Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise
Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2018 will be suspend amid an effort to sustain diplomatic momentum with North Korea.
US, South Korea Announce Suspension of 2018 Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise
Trump Administration Nominates Outgoing Pacific Command Head as South Korea Ambassador
May 21, 2018
Trump Administration Nominates Outgoing Pacific Command Head as South Korea Ambassador
Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr. will fill a long-standing ambassadorial vacancy in Seoul, if confirmed.
Trump Administration Nominates Outgoing Pacific Command Head as South Korea Ambassador
The Upcoming Trump-Kim Summit and a New Ambassador, Again
May 05, 2018
The Upcoming Trump-Kim Summit and a New Ambassador, Again
Lost amid the diplomatic flurry are clear signs that the Trump administration’s hardline stance has not changed.
The Upcoming Trump-Kim Summit and a New Ambassador, Again
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
April 27, 2018
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
FOIP presents a dilemma to the Moon government, which is treading on a tightrope between the U.S. and China.
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
April 21, 2018
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
Recent trends suggest that U.S.-South Korea relations are increasingly strained.
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
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
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
December 23, 2017
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
Seoul’s absence from a revived Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is unfortunate, yet perfectly logical.
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
Trump Finally Taps Ambassador to South Korea
December 16, 2017
Trump Finally Taps Ambassador to South Korea
Despite sky-rocketing tensions on the peninsula, the United States doesn't have an ambassador in Seoul.
Trump Finally Taps Ambassador to South Korea
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
November 10, 2017
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
Beneath the positive headlines, Trump's visit reinforced South Korea's U.S. dilemma.
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
November 09, 2017
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
The Trump administration makes North Korea an old and stale offer — that'll do for now.
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
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