Yoon Suk-yeol’s Polarizing First Year
By Karl Friedhoff
South Korea’s President Yoon rode polarization to steady the ship through his first year in office.
Yoon and Biden Announce ‘Washington Declaration’ to Lock in Nuclear Deterrent
By Mitch Shin
In Yoon’s visit to Washington this week, South Korea and the United States reaffirmed their joint efforts to respond to North Korean nuclear threats.
Rich South Korea, Unhappy Koreans
By Hyung-A Kim
South Korea has a glowing global reputation. So why do so many Koreans think “isaengmang” – this life is ruined?
South Korea’s Interior Minister Impeached for Role in Itaewon Tragedy
By Chelsie Alexandre
For the first time in South Korea’s modern history, a sitting cabinet member has been impeached by the country’s parliament.
Yoon Comment Sparks Diplomatic Row Between South Korea, Iran
By Kim Tong-hyung
President Yoon Suk-yeol's comments describing Iran as the “enemy” of the UAE during a trip to that country triggered a diplomatic spat.
South Korea’s President Yoon Criticized for Banning Broadcaster From Plane
By Kim Tong-Hyung
MBC, the broadcaster at the center of an earlier “hot mic” scandal, was barred from joining the press pool traveling with Yoon to Southeast Asia.
President Yoon’s Office and Party Threaten South Korean Broadcaster
By Mitch Shin
Days after using “freedom” 21 times in his debut at the U.N. General Assembly, Yoon is now harming the freedom of press in his country.
South Korea’s President Yoon Could (But Won’t) Be Removed From Office for Lying
By Justin Fendos
The latest scandal to rock the new administration may be the most serious: a charge that Yoon lied while on the campaign trail, violating South Korea's public office election law.