In order to solve the problem of nuclear missiles in North Korea, denuclearization must be the final goal.
United States President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the first time in Washington, D.C. Both leaders, eyeing North Korea and its continued development of nuclear weapons and missile technology, confirmed plans to strengthen the U.S.-South Korea alliance. President Moon had previously [Read more]
The Moon Jae-in administration is having a tough time going through the National Assembly’s confirmation hearings. Still, it is faring a bit better than the Trump administration when it comes to the preliminary “vetting,” at least for now.
The Trump administration is a result of angry public opinion toward [Read more]
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is currently on a five-day visit to the United States. He chose the U.S. as the destination for his first visit since coming to power. South Korea, regardless of who is in power, always considers the U.S. to be its superior; the only difference between them is a matter of degree among [Read more]
The date for the first presidential summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-In and U.S. President Donald Trump has been set. The two leaders will meet at the White House on June 29 and 30 to discuss topics such as the U.S.-Korean alliance, the North Korean nuclear crisis, and economic cooperation. Especially [Read more]
It is early to assume South Korea and the U.S. will be on the same page.
Two international strongmen, President Trump and Chinese President Xi, have so far made numerous comments that focus on putting their national interests first in all areas.
Between the American president and Kim Jong Un, the risk of escalation is likely. Most desirable, however, would be real dialogue in the region.
It seems clear that the U.S. will continue to opt against military action, at least for now.
Korea cannot remain defensive anymore; we need to be more proactive in our response.