South Korea

Korean and Japanese Legislators Working Together

Despite often tense relations, legislative exchanges have occured between the two for decades. Deepening that aspect of the relationship could be constructive.

Let Asia Go Nuclear

America has pushed its allies to refrain from developing nuclear weapons. Counterintuitively, that's making nuclear deterrence less reliable.

Japan and Korea: Friends at Sea

Relations on land are tough. But cooperating against piracy far away is one way to move forward.

How to Calm Asia's History Wars

Tales from World War II are tearing East Asia apart. 

Reassuring Jittery Asian Allies

Keeping America credible and friends in line in the Far East.

Japan and Korea: Opportunities for Cooperation

Korean politicians find open relations with Japan very risky, but there are still ways to improve this necessary relationship.

Choose Geopolitics Over Nonproliferation

If South Korea and Japan develop nuclear weapons, that doesn't mean we should abandon our alliances with them.

Asia Is in America's DNA

Failing to play a dominant role in the Far East wouldn't just be foolish. It would change who we are.

East Asia's Dangerous History Wars

Politicians may be opening a Pandora's Box during an already risky regional power transition.

Time for Tough Love in East Asia

America must push its allies closer together and break down the old "hub and spokes" system.

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April 16, 2014