May 26, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Joon Ha Park

Joon Ha Park

Joon Ha Park is an Editorial Intern at NK News and has previously written on issues related to the two Koreas at The Peninsula Report.

Analysis

Why South Korea’s arms export boom faces geopolitical hurdles

Seoul’s defense export aspirations face hurdles amid differing motivations and industrial strengths in target regions

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha ParkOctober 23, 2023
Analysis

South Korea debates equity of military exemption for elite athletes and artists

The ongoing debate over conscription privileges for certain individuals challenges perceptions of fairness and merit

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha ParkOctober 18, 2023
Analysis

Why opposition leader’s hunger strike is different from those that came before

While past political figures used protest to advance South Korea’s democracy, experts say Lee’s protest is more nuanced

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Lina ParkSeptember 22, 2023
Analysis

Reframing South Korean Identity: The controversy of General Hong Beom-do’s bust

Experts have likened South Korea's decision to remove freedom fighter’s bust from military academy to McCarthyism

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha ParkSeptember 15, 2023
Analysis

Rallying for justice: South Korean school teachers demand reform

Pointing to vague wordings in the country’s laws, teachers lament that they have become victims of abusive parents

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha ParkSeptember 7, 2023