A View from South Korea

Threat perceptions are all relative and often do not correspond to objective reality. They are shaped not only by history, proximity, and the nature of issues between countries, […]

A View from the United States

The 2024 world faces globe-spanning conflict, political instability and polarization, and the threat of disinformation. Korea is not immune to these forces. The Yoon Suk-yeol administration has made […]

A Perspective from the United States

The first ever stand-alone leader-level summit at Camp David between President Biden, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan, and President Yoon Suk-yeol of South Korea, marks the latest […]

A Perspective from Japan

A Historic Trilateral Step in a Journey of Many Kilometers? Japan’s political leaders and strategic thinkers welcome significant advancement in trilateral strategic cooperation with the US and ROK, […]

A Perspective from China and Russia

Three commentaries matter most in the aftermath of August’s Camp David trilateral summit of the United States, Japan, and South Korea. What the three participants say, of course, […]

A South Korean Perspective

Analyses of President Yoon Suk-yeol’s foreign policy tend to focus on his government taking a tougher line toward North Korea relative to the engagement-focused approach of the preceding […]

A Japanese Perspective

Abe Shinzo was the most well-traveled prime minister in Japanese history. Abe sought to raise Japan’s stature in the world, support a rules-based global order, and cultivate person-to-person […]

A US Perspective

South Korean efforts to realign its foreign policy to achieve its goal of being a “global pivotal state” are gaining momentum this spring through President Yoon Suk-yeol’s diplomatic […]

A View from the US

President Joseph Biden played a prominent leadership role at the summit of the COP-27 in Egypt, the ASEAN and ASEAN-led regional summits in Cambodia, and the G20 summit […]

A View from China

After a visit to Myanmar in January 2020, Chinese president Xi Jinping decided to forego foreign visits for more than two and a half years due to the […]