Moon is on a race to North Korea’s good side, but he probably won’t win in 2021
In the twilight of his term, South Korea’s president faces a long line of hurdles and has few remaining cards to play
Inter-Korean relations saw more valleys and than peaks in 2020, despite South Korea’s many attempts to make good with the North.
The image of the Kaesong liaison office being mercilessly blown up in June was a graphic contrast from just two years ago, when leaders of the two Koreas smiled and held hands on the top of Mount Paektu and signed two milestone agreements.
But despite the ongoing lull of 2020, a few small windows of opportunity still await South Korean President Moon Jae-in in 2021 — and he will likely try very hard to seize them before
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