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