Jumin Lee is a Korean trial attorney and former Air Force officer based in Los Angeles. His bilingual thoughts about Korea and other things can be followed at @oldtype.
Sacrificing democratic values to salvage relations with the North threatens to sour the President’s legacy
South Korea should not throw out the May 24 Measures without genuine signs from the North that it's ready to change
Despite a historic result, President Moon is acutely aware that prospects for diplomacy with the North are dim
Ahead of next month's elections, liberals in South Korea are increasingly desperate to revive cooperation with Pyongyang
Convincing the former diplomat to run for office is a win for the opposition, but also raises more fundamental questions
Economic and safety concerns could deter visitors, even if the President manages to strike a deal with the North
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