Vice President Mike Pence boycotted the presidential reception of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony held by President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 9. The diplomatic efforts of the Moon government, which tried to make the Olympic Games a part of the North Korean–U.S. dialogue, were put to the test. The Blue [Read more]
The flurry of activity in the Senate seems to reflect a sense of crisis enveloping the White House and the American public.
It is quite unfortunate that the White House showed explicit discomfort toward the South Korean government’s proposal for a South-North military dialogue. On July 17, White House press secretary Sean Spicer replied to a request to offer an opinion on the issue by stating that the question should be asked of the South [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]
Upon being asked about the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system during a radio interview on May 17, the newly elected floor leader of the liberal Minjoo Party of Korea, Woo Won-shik, answered, “We have to look into issues including the possibility of sending back THAAD, if it has not properly undergone domestic [Read more]
We cannot help but be astonished by his arrogance and lack of respect for our country. It is obviously an affront to South Koreans.
For [North Korea] to think that the 'brinkmanship' technique they have been using till now is going to work with the Trump administration is a misunderstanding and a miscalculation.
In a few days, the new Trump administration will take office in the U.S. On the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump advocated “America First” – a slogan that runs counter to both the international liberal economic order, which was established and has been led by Washington since World War II, and the [Read more]