Subscribe

Tag

Yoon Suk-yeol foreign policy

Australia and South Korea: Resetting Middle Power Ambitions
June 16, 2022

Australia and South Korea: Resetting Middle Power Ambitions

By Peter K. Lee and Sarah Teo
It is worth assessing if and how two of the Indo-Pacific’s most prominent middle powers might once again pursue creative and ambitious statecraft.

For South Korea’s New President, Challenges Mount at Home and Abroad
May 25, 2022

For South Korea’s New President, Challenges Mount at Home and Abroad

By Michael Mitsanas
North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. The China challenge. Social divisions at home. Just two weeks into office, Yoon Suk-yeol has a full plate.
Yoon and Biden Hold 1st Summit Meeting in Seoul
May 23, 2022

Yoon and Biden Hold 1st Summit Meeting in Seoul

By Mitch Shin
U.S. President Joe Biden visited South Korea from May 20 to May 22 and discussed regional issues with new South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol.

Which Yoon Should Biden Expect at the Upcoming South Korea-US Summit? 
May 17, 2022

Which Yoon Should Biden Expect at the Upcoming South Korea-US Summit? 

By Gi-Wook Shin and Kelsi Caywood
Yoon has been compared to Biden’s own nemesis, Donald Trump, but he is far from a political iconoclast.

South Korea’s New Government Looks to Reinvigorate Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral
May 11, 2022

South Korea’s New Government Looks to Reinvigorate Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral

By Eunil Cho
New President Yoon Suk-yeol has been clear about his intentions. Putting rhetoric into practice will prove more difficult, but not impossible.

Wary of Policy Shift, China Reaches out to South Korea’s New President
May 10, 2022

Wary of Policy Shift, China Reaches out to South Korea’s New President

By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing is showing its sunny side, in hopes of convincing Yoon Suk-yeol that cooperation is a better choice than the hard line he embraced on the campaign trail.

How Will South Korea’s New President Approach Russia’s Ukraine Invasion?
May 07, 2022

How Will South Korea’s New President Approach Russia’s Ukraine Invasion?

By Andrew Yeo
Taking a stand on the Ukraine crisis will bring both opportunities and risk for the incoming Yoon administration.
Biden to Make First Asia Trip in May
April 28, 2022

Biden to Make First Asia Trip in May

By Shannon Tiezzi
The U.S. president will be visiting South Korea and Japan from May 20-24.

What to Expect From Yoon Suk-yeol’s Policy on North Korea 
April 13, 2022

What to Expect From Yoon Suk-yeol’s Policy on North Korea 

By Mitch Shin
The incoming Yoon administration will change Seoul’s overtures on North Korea issues. As a result, the arms race will likely be intensified in the coming years. 

President Moon’s Legacy: Boosted Arms Exports for South Korea
March 23, 2022

President Moon’s Legacy: Boosted Arms Exports for South Korea

By Eunwoo Lee
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will carry on Moon’s legacy in one aspect at least: the military industry.

South Korea’s Relations With China and the US Under President-elect Yoon
March 22, 2022

South Korea’s Relations With China and the US Under President-elect Yoon

By Niklas Swanström
Can Yoon Suk-yeol have his cake and eat it too when it comes to China policy?
With Yoon’s Election, It’s Time for China to Rethink Its Korea Policy
March 14, 2022

With Yoon’s Election, It’s Time for China to Rethink Its Korea Policy

By Brian Wong and Wang Yingliang
The victory of the more hawkish, China-skeptical candidate means China must rethink its approach to the Korean Peninsula.

Page 1 of 2