December 04, 2022
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South Korea has to follow US on Russia, but risks economic and security fallout
Analysis

South Korea has to follow US on Russia, but risks economic and security fallout

Seoul faces oil import regulations and closer Russia-North Korea ties, but opportunities to sell arms to a shaken Europe

South Korea has to follow US on Russia, but risks economic and security fallout
James FretwellJames Fretwell September 15, 2022
South Korea set to lose big if US and Iran can’t agree on new nuclear deal
Analysis

South Korea set to lose big if US and Iran can’t agree on new nuclear deal

Seoul agreed to expand economic relations with Tehran but was thwarted by Trump’s withdrawal from previous agreement

South Korea set to lose big if US and Iran can’t agree on new nuclear deal
James FretwellJames Fretwell September 8, 2022
Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’
Analysis

Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’

In interview, Ambassador Akiva Tor says South Korea to ratify FTA ‘very soon’ and that he ‘often’ warns of Iran threats

Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’
James FretwellJames Fretwell August 5, 2022
NATO summit a springboard for South Korea to diversify military ties
Analysis

NATO summit a springboard for South Korea to diversify military ties

Seoul’s participation reflects emerging threats it shares with Transatlantic alliance, as Beijing watches with suspicion

NATO summit a springboard for South Korea to diversify military ties
John LeeJohn Lee June 28, 2022