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South Korea Fully Suspends Military Deal With North Korea After Tensions Over Trash Balloons

South Korea Fully Suspends Military Deal With North Korea After Tensions Over Trash Balloons

By Hyung-jin Kim
South Korean officials said the suspension of the 2018 deal would allow it to stage frontline military drills but didn’t publicly elaborate on other steps.

Blinken’s Visit to South Korea: Democracy, North Korea, and Beyond

Blinken’s Visit to South Korea: Democracy, North Korea, and Beyond

By Le Nhu Mai
Seoul and Washington continue to seek a more close-knit bilateral alliance to better achieve their own strategic aims. 
Moon Chung-in on Escalating Inter-Korea Tensions and What Lies Ahead

Moon Chung-in on Escalating Inter-Korea Tensions and What Lies Ahead

By Kenji Yoshida
The former special adviser to the South Korean president believes recent moves by Kim Jong Un represent a “brave new world.”

Preventing a Worst-Case Scenario on the Korean Peninsula

Preventing a Worst-Case Scenario on the Korean Peninsula

By James Park
Pyongyang’s increased hostility and Seoul’s unyielding posture have set the stage for 2024 to be a dangerous year.

Pyongyang Wants to Be DPRK, Not North Korea

Pyongyang Wants to Be DPRK, Not North Korea

By Mitch Shin
Underneath the belligerence, the reframing by Pyongyang actually opens an opportunity, if Seoul can seize it.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Tae Yong-ho on North Korea’s Purposeful Aggression

Tae Yong-ho on North Korea’s Purposeful Aggression

By Kenji Yoshida
The North Korean diplomat-turned-South Korean lawmaker discusses Pyongyang’s stepped-up artillery shelling and its foreign policy strategy.

North Korea Factor Fades Amid Seoul’s Trilateral Engagement

North Korea Factor Fades Amid Seoul’s Trilateral Engagement

By Abhishek Sharma
South Korea’s current diplomatic strategy is overlooking its greatest security threat.
What Was in the Now-Scrapped Inter-Korea Military Agreement?

What Was in the Now-Scrapped Inter-Korea Military Agreement?

By Soyoung Kim
What is the Comprehensive Military Agreement (CMA), why has it been scrapped, and what are the implications? 

South Korea’s Yoon Pushes for Strong Resolve Against North’s Nuclear Ambitions at NATO Summit

South Korea’s Yoon Pushes for Strong Resolve Against North’s Nuclear Ambitions at NATO Summit

By Hyung-jin Kim
Yoon Suk-yeol will attend the annual NATO summit being held this year in Vilnius, Lithuania, on July 11-12 as part of a two-nation trip that includes a stop in Poland.

Yoon Says North Korea Poses ‘Serious Threat’

Yoon Says North Korea Poses ‘Serious Threat’

By Mitch Shin
In an interview with the Associated Press, the South Korean president called Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal a direct threat to the South.

South Korea’s Former NSA Arrested Over Handling of Border Killing

South Korea’s Former NSA Arrested Over Handling of Border Killing

By Chelsie Alexandre
The Yoon administration has opened investigations into two controversial incidents at the border with North Korea under former President Moon Jae-in’s watch.
Facing North Korea’s Missile Threats, South Korea, US, Japan Reaffirm Joint Commitment

Facing North Korea’s Missile Threats, South Korea, US, Japan Reaffirm Joint Commitment

By Mitch Shin
In the trilateral summit on Sunday, Seoul, Washington, and Tokyo reaffirmed their joint commitment in the face of Pyongyang’s missile threats, but no new measure to renew the stalled dialogue were announced. 

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