August 13, 2022
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South Korea and India enjoy growing ties. But will Yoon prioritize New Delhi?
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South Korea and India enjoy growing ties. But will Yoon prioritize New Delhi?

New administration can build on Moon’s efforts to elevate relationship and expanding economic and security cooperation

South Korea and India enjoy growing ties. But will Yoon prioritize New Delhi?
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal August 11, 2022
South Korea’s lack of minority protections jeopardizes its global reputation
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South Korea’s lack of minority protections jeopardizes its global reputation

Older men who dominate politics ignore equality and representation, even as Yoon tries to raise Korea’s global profile

South Korea’s lack of minority protections jeopardizes its global reputation
Jumin LeeJumin Lee August 10, 2022
Yoon’s botched handling of Pelosi visit sends muddled diplomatic messages
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Yoon’s botched handling of Pelosi visit sends muddled diplomatic messages

South Korean president risks opening himself to charge of placating China even as he seeks closer ties with US

Yoon’s botched handling of Pelosi visit sends muddled diplomatic messages
James FretwellJames Fretwell August 9, 2022
Disastrous rollout of education policy drives Yoon’s approval rating lower still
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Disastrous rollout of education policy drives Yoon’s approval rating lower still

All age groups 18-69 disapprove of South Korean president, as support for opposition eclipses ruling party

Disastrous rollout of education policy drives Yoon’s approval rating lower still
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff August 8, 2022
Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’
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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
Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China
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Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China

Samsung and SK Hynix appear on board with US vision for semiconductor alliance with advanced East Asian economies

Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China
Sooyoung OhSooyoung Oh August 4, 2022
Why South Korea’s efforts to combat human trafficking have fallen short
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Why South Korea’s efforts to combat human trafficking have fallen short

ROK’s downgrading in recent report reflects longstanding issues with how it defines and prosecutes trafficking

Why South Korea’s efforts to combat human trafficking have fallen short
Sea Young (Sarah) KimSea Young (Sarah) Kim August 2, 2022
South Korean president hemorrhages support as unforced errors pile up
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South Korean president hemorrhages support as unforced errors pile up

Many in Yoon's own party oppose push to reform police oversight, while critics accuse him of unilateral decision-making

South Korean president hemorrhages support as unforced errors pile up
Karl FriedhoffKarl Friedhoff August 1, 2022
Op-ed: Latest raids on South Korean ministries more persecution than prosecution
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Op-ed: Latest raids on South Korean ministries more persecution than prosecution

ROK prosecutors are targeting former government for personnel changes even as Yoon does same, corroding good governance

Op-ed: Latest raids on South Korean ministries more persecution than prosecution
Aidan Foster-CarterAidan Foster-Carter July 29, 2022
Mad about THAAD: South Korea-China dispute over US missile interceptor returns
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Mad about THAAD: South Korea-China dispute over US missile interceptor returns

Seoul again finds itself caught between Beijing and Washington as it looks for defenses against North Korean threats

Mad about THAAD: South Korea-China dispute over US missile interceptor returns
James FretwellJames Fretwell July 28, 2022
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