January 27, 2021

Inter-Korean

Information related to inter-Korean developments

Human rights group warns of unfair surveillance after new South Korean amendment

Seoul tried to limit National Intelligence Service power in a recent amendment, but HRW says it’s not enough

Won-Gi Jung December 22, 2020

Decades later, a once-divided Germany still holds lessons for Korean peace

Bernhard Seliger of the Hanns Seidel Foundation weighs in on how North and South Korea can reconcile

NK News December 22, 2020

South Korea picks new nuclear envoy to work with North Korea and the US

Noh Kyu-duk to replace Lee Do-hoon, who served as Seoul’s top nuclear envoy since Sept. 2017

Jeongmin Kim December 20, 2020

Unification ministry op-ed: Why South Korea had to stop leaflet launches

Suh Ho, the vice minister at the Ministry of Unification, penned an exclusive op-ed about South Korea's leaflet bill

Suh Ho December 20, 2020

North Korea reveals controversial plans to redevelop Kumgang tourist area

Kim Jong Un called for the removal and replacement of South Korean facilities at the Kumgang tourist area in Oct. 2019

Chad O'Carroll December 19, 2020

After several border crossings, South Korea opts for high-tech monitoring system

The system, which has been in the works for years, will detect ground vibrations and supplement a dwindling military

Won-Gi Jung December 18, 2020

Trump was too stingy during North Korea negotiations, former Seoul official says

Former unification minister Kim Yeon-chul says Biden should be more “flexible” about easing sanctions against the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim December 18, 2020

Seoul foreign minister defends leaflet law, says free speech is ‘not absolute’

Kang Kyung-wha spoke up about a controversial new law that bans leaflets and other items from being sent to North Korea

David Volodzko December 16, 2020

Moon knocks on Biden’s door — and this time, he has a real chance to coax the US

South Korea's president is already canvassing for a full-speed-ahead approach to inter-Korean relations

Ramon Pacheco Pardo December 16, 2020
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For once, we begin to agree: Korea is not divided. It’s two separate states.

Recently, a South Korean newspaper on the left and right both published op-eds arguing the same thing

Andrei Lankov December 16, 2020
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