US and South Korea Agree to Initiate FTA Amendment Negotiations
By Hyunmin Michael Kang
Trump’s threats to terminate the agreement entirely seems to have brought the Koreans to the table.
Trump Goes to Asia: What's on the Line?
By Ankit Panda
Donald Trump's first trip to Asia won't be a walk in the park.
Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPP
By Shihoko Goto
Retreating from the agreement would not only damage U.S.-ROK relations but impact key U.S. industries that have benefited from the deal.
Is Public Diplomacy the Key to Unlocking China-South Korea Relations?
By Jin Kai
It may not be so simple.
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
By Chris Carothers
Meanwhile, the Presidents of South Korea and Taiwan are trying to ride the tiger of Trumpian uncertainty .
North Korea’s ICBMs: What Now?
By Liang Tuang Nah
Pyongyang's ICBMs do little to change the overall U.S.-DPRK strategic calculus.
Interview: Thomas Byrne on the Future of the US-ROK Alliance
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation about prospects for the relationship amid domestic political changes in both countries.
What is the Future of US Policy Toward Japan and Korea?
By Daniel Bob
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump espouse very different policies toward America's two biggest allies in Asia.
The US-ROK Alliance Needs a Boost on Regional Challenges
By Randall G. Schriver and Samuel J. Mun
The two countries must take concrete steps to coordinate their approach toward regional issues.
Despite Trump's Rhetoric, GOP Senators Try to Reassure South Korea
By Catherine Putz
Reassuring allies in the face of Donald Trump’s presumptive nomination to the Republican presidential ticket is not easy.
Preparing for the Next Korean War
By Van Jackson
Why the U.S.-ROK alliance should plan for a limited war on the Korean Peninsula.
Is North Korea a Nuclear State?
By Van Jackson
What's in a name when it comes to North Korea's nuclear status?