South Korea

Moon Jae-in’s Great Purge. Episode 4: Struggl...

4523424234In reviewing the action plan of the new South Korean president to enhance his position in office and create some space for a new team, we should not fail to also look at the policy of the new government focusing on the measures…

Moon Jae-in’s Great Purge. Episode 3: “the RK...

452312311On August 28, 2017, against the backdrop of the “provocations of the DPRK”, the President of the RK Moon Jae-in made a statement on the importance of reforming the country’s defense system, and instructed the military…

Moon Jae-in’s Great Purge. Episode 2: Pressur...

86643535345Continuing the series of the material dedicated to the “great purge of the new President of the RK”, we shall now proceed to the strong pressure being put on the intelligence agencies. The bigges…

Is Moon Jae-in’s Rating Beginning to Dr...

563423423The current period of the domestic policy of the Republic of Korea is predetermined by two main vectors. First, Moon Jae-in’ rating has recently been slowly but steadily dropping, and the first mass rallies against him, organized by…

Nuclear Weapons in the South of the Korean Pe...

41067380135Against the backdrop of the sixth nuclear test, calls for “getting ourselves a bomb” are increasingly heard in the RK. This may be alluding to either the resuscitation of its own nuclear project or, going the much easier route…

On the Military Activity of the Republic of K...

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Against the background of the news on the military activity of the North, the untrained reader may have a misleading impression that the Republic of Korea is like an innocent schoolgirl whose throat is held at the edge of a knife by a North Korean hooligan, and that…

Continuity of Agenda: Trump’s “Fi...

785234234The United States has issued a provocative threat to North Korea of “fire and fury.” Following it up, the Guardian would report in its article, “Trump on North Korea: maybe ‘fire and fury’ wasn’t tough enough threat,” further…

On the Visit of the President of the Republic...

56324432323On July 2, President of the Republic of Korea Mr. Moon Jae-in returned home from the United States, completing his first five-day foreign visit after assuming office. During the summit, issues related to the settlement of…

THAAD: Halt for Environmental Reasons as an A...

5634234123On June 8, 2017, a representative of the presidential administration of the Republic of Korea told reporters that the deployment of US missile defense systems on South Korea territory should be suspended until the completion…

Prospects of Long-term Cooperation between Ru...

645324234The coming to power of Moon Jae-in that was elected president of South Korea occurred against the background of the recent aggravation of relations with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, that…

Not Roh Moo-hyun Version 2.0

234123213May 23, 2017 in the city of Gimhae, Gyeongsang-Namdo Province, was marked by a commemoration of the eighth anniversary of the death of former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun. The ceremony was attended by the new President of…

THAAD: Will something change with the new pre...

451324234234After the change of power in South Korea, many people got the idea that after the authorities in South Korea change completely, the decision to deploy US missile defense elements on the Korean territory can be reconsidered…


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