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China’s export restrictions test South Korea’s supply chain resilience
Briefings

China’s export restrictions test South Korea’s supply chain resilience

Seoul races to secure essential minerals, but continuing trend of Chinese export restrictions exposes vulnerabilities

China’s export restrictions test South Korea’s supply chain resilience
KOREA PROKOREA PRO December 25, 2023
Seoul’s ambitious five-year defense plan confronts difficult financial realities
Analysis

Seoul’s ambitious five-year defense plan confronts difficult financial realities

South Korea wants to invest staggering $268B to bolster military, but there are already signs of budgetary strain

Seoul’s ambitious five-year defense plan confronts difficult financial realities
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim December 22, 2023
How South Korea plans to forge ahead with Indo-Pacific Strategy amid tensions
Analysis

How South Korea plans to forge ahead with Indo-Pacific Strategy amid tensions

Yoon Suk-yeol’s cabinet reshuffle signals South Korea’s focus on US relations and addressing regional threats

How South Korea plans to forge ahead with Indo-Pacific Strategy amid tensions
Sooyoung OhSooyoung Oh December 20, 2023
Yoon taps two veteran diplomats for intelligence and foreign ministry posts
Briefings

Yoon taps two veteran diplomats for intelligence and foreign ministry posts

Appointing Cho Tae-yong and Cho Tae-yul indicates administration’s emphasis on regional security and global diplomacy

Yoon taps two veteran diplomats for intelligence and foreign ministry posts
KOREA PROKOREA PRO December 20, 2023
Washington and Seoul rush to cement nuclear pact before 2024 US elections
Briefings

Washington and Seoul rush to cement nuclear pact before 2024 US elections

Joint nuclear guidelines aim for completion by mid-2024, addressing North Korean threats and US election uncertainties

Washington and Seoul rush to cement nuclear pact before 2024 US elections
KOREA PROKOREA PRO December 18, 2023
South Korea’s immigration dilemma, Yoon’s Netherlands state visit — Pilot Ep. 3
Podcast

South Korea’s immigration dilemma, Yoon’s Netherlands state visit — Pilot Ep. 3

Korea Pro discusses the problem of racial profiling at ROK airport security amid concerns about undocumented migrants

South Korea’s immigration dilemma, Yoon’s Netherlands state visit — Pilot Ep. 3
KOREA PROKOREA PRO December 15, 2023
How South Korea’s arms trade with Poland fuels rivalry with US defense firms
Analysis

How South Korea’s arms trade with Poland fuels rivalry with US defense firms

Possible Warsaw withdrawal from arms deal would ease tensions in short term but ultimately intensify US-ROK competition

How South Korea’s arms trade with Poland fuels rivalry with US defense firms
Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. Rinna December 12, 2023
South Korea’s arms sales to Poland under threat from political changes in Warsaw
Briefings

South Korea’s arms sales to Poland under threat from political changes in Warsaw

Political transition in Poland threatens to upend South Korea’s arms sale strategy in European defense market

South Korea’s arms sales to Poland under threat from political changes in Warsaw
KOREA PROKOREA PRO December 12, 2023
US and South Korea boost tech partnership as China’s influence looms
Briefings

US and South Korea boost tech partnership as China’s influence looms

South Korea’s tech partnership with the US highlights broader strategic tensions in ROK-China relations

US and South Korea boost tech partnership as China’s influence looms
KOREA PROKOREA PRO December 11, 2023
South Korea’s immigration dilemma puts Southeast Asians in the spotlight
Analysis

South Korea’s immigration dilemma puts Southeast Asians in the spotlight

Tough immigration checks raise questions on racial profiling amid concerns about undocumented migrants and illicit drugs

South Korea’s immigration dilemma puts Southeast Asians in the spotlight
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Lina Park December 8, 2023
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