John Lee is the editor of KOREA PRO, based in Seoul. Prior to that, he was a contributor for NK News and KOREA PRO. His focus is on South Korean foreign policy and ROK-U.S. relations. Follow him on Twitter at @koreanforeigner.
Foreign influence, especially from South Korea, is a far more dangerous threat than sanctions or COVID-19
Prominent defectors like Park often align themselves with conservatives in South Korea and the U.S.
Controversy over Kim Il Sung’s memoirs is a reminder that fundamental rights have become politicized in South Korea
Military action would end in disaster, and lifting sanctions would set a dangerous precedent
With Trump and Kim refusing to budge, the South Korean President is headed for failure
Though he has succeeded in flattering the U.S. President, history will not be kind to the ROK leader
Stuck between "American First" and Byungjin, Seoul needs to steel itself for uncertainty
Poor leadership in Seoul and Washington has given Pyongyang the upper hand
From the "armada" to THAAD, it seems each new blunder alienates Seoul more and more
The brutal crime shows that the DPRK is not a normal country
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