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
- 01North Korea’s latest parade shows that Kim is deadset on boosting weapons
- 02Recap: What North Korea rolled out at its Eighth Party Congress military parade
- 03A newly-declassified document underscores Trump’s North Korea failures
- 04Party Congress: What Biden should expect from North Korea going forward
- 05Kim Jong Un’s latest military plans go far beyond nuclear weapons
- 06Full recap: North Korea reshuffles key leadership roles at Eighth Party Congress
- 07So far, North Korea’s new economic plan is full of bad signs
- 08Party Congress: Kim Jong Un’s weapons wishlist suggests testing campaign ahead