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Asian Economies May Gain Most From ‘Bolton Effect’
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Asian Economies May Gain Most From ‘Bolton Effect’
September 14, 2019

Even on Trump’s island of misfit toys, Bolton was a particular standout for the way he made the world a riskier place. His departure is the best news Asia’s economies have received in quite some time.

South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
September 6, 2019

The basic problem is that Japanese and Koreans are highly nationalistic. And nationalists don’t always like each other.

South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
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Moon Starting to Sink from Korea’s Political Horizon
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Moon Starting to Sink from Korea’s Political Horizon
November 26, 2018

South Korea’s political landscape is notorious for its stark polarization between progressives and conservatives. Discussions in the national assembly are rarely productive, with both sides usually unable to find common ground.

Moscow Plays Big Role in Korean Peace Process
October 18, 2018

Russia is working on its own plans to host North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Moscow or Vladivostok. Moscow can offer lucrative economic projects that will make Pyongyang more amenable to dismantling its nuclear and missile programs.

Moscow Plays Big Role in Korean Peace Process
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North and South Korea Steer Toward Peace Despite Heavy US Foot on the Brakes
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North and South Korea Steer Toward Peace Despite Heavy US Foot on the Brakes
September 24, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his counterpart from the South, President Moon Jae-in, made a powerful show of unity with the signing of the Pyongyang Declaration on Wednesday, underscoring their pursuit of “mutual reciprocity, common good and shared prosperity,” a cessation of tension, and an explicit call for “Korean autonomy and the principle of self-determination.

Let Koreans Settle Their Own Problems
September 23, 2018

Springtime in Korea. Peace and love have erupted all over the mountainous peninsula as the leaders of the two rival nations seek to end the nearly seven decades of hostility between them.

Let Koreans Settle Their Own Problems
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US About to Nip in the Bud Prospects for Peace on Korean Peninsula
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US About to Nip in the Bud Prospects for Peace on Korean Peninsula
May 18, 2018

A bilateral US-Korean summit is a good idea. It would be great, if it produced concrete results. But the return to an international format makes sense, especially in view of US propensity to flout its international obligations and rudely impose its will.

Historic Korean Summit Sets the Table for Peace – and US Pundits React With Horror
May 3, 2018

April 27, 2018, was a historic day for Korea, and for the millions of people on both sides of that tragically divided peninsula. In a meticulously planned event, Kim Jong-un, the 34-year-old hereditary dictator of North Korea, stepped carefully over the border running through the truce village of Panmunjom and clasped hands with Moon Jae-in, the democratically elected president of South Korea.

Historic Korean Summit Sets the Table for Peace – and US Pundits React With Horror
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