December 04, 2021

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Yeo Hyun-jun

Yeo Hyunjun is a research assistant to Professor Andrei Lankov at Kookmin University in Seoul.

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Why Kishida is unlikely to improve Japan’s ties with the two Koreas

Why Kishida is unlikely to improve Japan’s ties with the two Koreas

New Japanese prime minister unlikely to break through Tokyo's disillusionment with Seoul and disinterest in Pyongyang

Why Kishida is unlikely to improve Japan’s ties with the two Koreas
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun October 31, 2021
South Korea’s left and right praised ROK-US summit, but for different reasons

South Korea’s left and right praised ROK-US summit, but for different reasons

Progressives find support for North Korean engagement, while conservatives welcome strengthening of alliance

South Korea’s left and right praised ROK-US summit, but for different reasons
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun June 16, 2021
Seoul needs to budge on big issues if it wants Tokyo’s help on North Korea

Seoul needs to budge on big issues if it wants Tokyo’s help on North Korea

South Korea wants to mend ties with Japan to please the U.S., but appears inflexible on controversial historical issues

Seoul needs to budge on big issues if it wants Tokyo’s help on North Korea
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun March 22, 2021
Moon wants to meet Kim at the Tokyo Olympics, but the feeling may not be mutual

Moon wants to meet Kim at the Tokyo Olympics, but the feeling may not be mutual

Kim, Suga and Biden just aren't as desperate as Moon for another round of his inter-Korean political theater

Moon wants to meet Kim at the Tokyo Olympics, but the feeling may not be mutual
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun December 3, 2020
Why Japan’s new prime minister won’t last — especially on North Korea issues

Why Japan’s new prime minister won’t last — especially on North Korea issues

Yoshihide Suga may have big dreams for Japan-DPRK relations, but he won’t be able to pull them off all by himself

Why Japan’s new prime minister won’t last — especially on North Korea issues
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun September 17, 2020
Moon Jae-in reshuffles his North Korea team: the key players

Moon Jae-in reshuffles his North Korea team: the key players

A former student firebrand, a spymaster, and a skilled political operator are set to take the top inter-Korean jobs

Moon Jae-in reshuffles his North Korea team: the key players
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun July 7, 2020