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2017/03/08 | Oiwan Lam
Frustrated China Hits Korean Retailer over US Missile Dispute
Frustrated by the development of a US anti-ballistic missile system, China has punished Korean retailer Lotte.
2017/03/10 | Timothy S. Rich
Park’s Impeachment to be Felt Far and Wide
The impact of Park’s impeachment will likely last beyond this election cycle.
2017/03/14 | TIME
Whoever Becomes South Korea's New Leader Has Three Options for Dealing With Kim Jong Un. None Are Great
The new South Korean president will have to make an important decision on how to handle the North Korean nuclear threat.
2017/03/16 | Stephen Costello
Trump and Xi on Dangerous Ground Amid THAAD Blowback
Even a relatively inexperienced South Korean president, taking office after the policy upheavals of the past two decades, would not permit their administration to start under a cloud of subservience to China, to the United States or to their disgraced predecessor.
2017/03/16 | The Japan Times
South Korea Must Now Move On
South Korea's next leader faces several daunting challenges.
2017/04/05 | Jason Douglas
A China-US Dilemma: THAAD and China’s Nuclear Capability
It’s unclear at this point in which direction Sino-US strategic relations will go, but all indications point to a deterioration.
2017/04/06 | Edward White
ANALYSIS: Taiwan Holds Its Breath as Trump Meets Xi
Ahead of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping, eight Taiwan and China experts share their expectations with The News Lens.
2017/04/25 | The Japan Times
Japan and the Ability to Strike Enemy Bases
If Japan has developed capabilities to attack enemy bases, the incentive for North Korea to hit Japan before Japan hits it would be even greater.
2017/04/26 | Cindy Vestergaard
What Are North Korea’s Chemical-Weapon Capabilities?
Since Malaysian authorities identified the nerve agent VX as the cause of death in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, concerns have been raised over the state's chemical weapons capabilities. So what are North Korea's capabilities?
2017/05/09 | Kyle Pope
Moon Victory Imminent in South Korea
As liberal Moon Jae-in looks set to grab the South Korean presidency, Kyle Pope examines the politics that got him into pole position.
2017/05/12 | Timothy S. Rich
Towards Engagement with North Korea: Implications of the South Korean Presidential Election
The new South Korean President’s interest in engagement with North Korea may aid in improving relations with China, providing greater means to entice North Korea with both carrots and sticks, argues Timothy Rich.
2017/05/12 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Come Dine With Me, The Korea Special
South Korea’s new president has a tough task ahead of him dealing with the competing interests of Trump's US, Xi's China and Kim's North Korea.
2017/07/11 | Sam Roggeveen
Washington's Hand Weakens as North Korea Launches ICBM
'US Administrations including this one have long said a North Korean ICBM is unacceptable, but unless the US is prepared to go to war, and risk millions of Korean and Japanese lives in the process, accept it Washington must.'
2017/07/11 | Hitoshi Tanaka
Is North Korean Denuclearization a Mirage?
'We must not fall into the trap of believing that a negotiated settlement with North Korea on denuclearization is impossible,' writes Hitoshi Tanaka.
2017/07/15 | Jeffrey Robertson
Can Trump and Moon Deliver a Unified Approach to North Korea?
The incompatibility of Moon and Trump was recognized from an early stage.