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March 2, 2018

South Korea
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, North Korea’s Kim Yong-nam, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong attend the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Will South Korea’s Olympic Diplomacy Last?

South Korea must capitalize on its diplomatic push to bridge the divide between its longtime ally and its combative neighbor.

April 13, 2017

China
Great-Wall-opening Hollywood and China’s Unequal Affair

Larry Hong is an intern in the Asia program at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior at Columbia University. This is the first post in his three-part series on the relationship between Hollyw…

October 16, 2017

China
Play China and the United States China and the United States: Governing a Contentious Bilateral Trade and Investment Relationship

This is the second session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. 

February 1, 2016

Japan
Japan Korea Comfort Women Agreement Park Abe 2 The Japan-Korea Comfort Women Deal: Proper Implementation Is What Matters

This post was coauthored with Brad Glosserman, executive director at Pacific Forum CSIS. The cycle of negativity surrounding Japan-South Korea relations since the Abe-Park era began in early 2013 …

December 14, 2015

China
Moranbong 2 North Korea’s Band Came Home, and Inter-Korean Talks Broke Down: What Next?

Last week it seemed possible that North Korea was ready for the first time under Kim Jong-un to reach out in parallel to its closest neighbors, South Korea and China. Inter-Korean dialogue had resume…

February 9, 2016

China
Lü Xiwen China Women Corruption Beijing Where Are All the Women in China’s Anticorruption Campaign?

Rachel Brown is a research associate in Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. A glance through ChinaFile’s recently released visualization of individuals investigated in China’s ongoing …

August 18, 2014

Japan
park-geun-hye-8-15 speech Park Geun-hye’s “Correct View of History” With Japan

The August 15 anniversary of the end of World War II—when the Korean peninsula gained independence from Japanese colonial rule—is not just a time of reflection on  the legacy and costs of that war; i…

May 15, 2014

North Korea
6PT 2006 Is It Really Possible To Get Back To Six Party Talks?

At her joint press conference with President Barack Obama last month in Seoul, South Korean president Park Geun-hye stated against the backdrop of apparent preparations by North Korea to conduct a fo…

July 17, 2014

Europe and Eurasia
Northeast_Asian_Security Northeast Asian Security Architecture: Lessons from European History

Henry Kissinger offered a sobering observation last February in Munich when he suggested that the uptick in geopolitical rivalry between China and Japan reminded him of nineteenth century Europe. Min…

February 14, 2014

China
kerry_in_beijing Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 14, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Secretary Kerry visits South Korea, China, and Indonesia on Asia tour. U.S. s…