Posts Tagged ‘Saenuri Party’

Xi in Seoul and History Textbook Wars: #Shigak no. 08

By | July 07, 2014

The latest issue of Shigak follows several significant developments in South Korea’s foreign and domestic affairs, including Xi’s visit to Seoul and the Abe administration’s reivew of the 1993 “Kono Statement.” Other pertinent issues, including textbook wars and domestic political battles, are covered in this issue.

Reading the Riot Act and the Technology Revolution: Weekly Digest

By | May 12, 2012

This week’s digest covers a plethora of Peninsula-pertinent issues, and represents the substantive introduction of my Yonsei University colleague, Brian Gleason, to SinoNK readers. Gleason, along yours truly, arrives with some original reporting on the issue of North Korean jamming of flights out of Inchon.  Thus, if you are in-bound to Seoul, the digest suggests that you may want to […]

Strategic Divergence: Different Countries, Differing Views

By | May 04, 2012

Although it may be too early to tell, it seems that a strategic divergence may be developing between Washington and Seoul as a result of domestic politics and frustration over failed diplomacy.  A nascent surge in populism in South Korean politics and indications of a hawkish shift in American foreign policy towards the peninsula suggest […]