Inside Korea features critical analysis on domestic, security, foreign policy, and economic issues and developments in and around the Korean Peninsula.
So far, South Korea’s president has successfully engaged North Korea—but it is unlikely he can sustain this approach without delivering on domestic promises.
Under President Moon Jae-in, South Korea has pursued closer ties with Southeast Asia and India through the New Southern Policy. How do Seoul’s priorities in the region converge with those of other actors?
A discussion of South Korea's aspirations for a globalized foreign policy and prioritization of cooperation on transnational and nontraditional security issues in the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
South Korea is bracing for a momentous demographic shift that could be a bellwether of how other countries around the world will deal with aging populations in the decades to come.
When South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets U.S. President Joe Biden, North Korea will be on the agenda. But the two leaders should prioritize a broader range of issues.
South Korea’s ruling party suffered a crushing defeat in the Seoul and Busan by-elections. Will this rebuke by voters change the political calculus for President Moon Jae-in ahead of the 2022 presidential contest?
South Korea’s soft power reached new heights in 2020, driven by everything from its model pandemic response to cultural staples like chart-topping BTS albums. But Seoul must use this rising political capital wisely to build lasting influence beyond its borders.
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