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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.
2017/05/10 | Phil Robertson
OPINION: New President Must Tackle Rights Across Korean Peninsula and the Region
The new South Korean government should tell Beijing that returning North Koreans back into the clutches of Pyongyang is unacceptable because it condemns those refugees to certain torture, imprisonment and in some cases, death, argues Phil Robertson.
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.
2017/04/26 | 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?
2017/04/25 | 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.
Costs of Chinese Boycotts Cut Both Ways
South Korea joins a growing list of countries suffering economic losses after making political or security decisions in the face of objections from Beijing
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.
2017/04/05 | 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.
2017/03/28 | ZiQing Low
South Korean Retailer Strains to Win Back Chinese Customers
Nearly 90 Lotte stores in China have been shut down amid China’s boycott of South Korea.