GUEST CONTRIBUTOR SPENCER H. KIM WRITES — I was in Washington, DC last week during President Moon Jae-in’s recent visit. I had the good luck to be invited to two of his dinner events, one before the summit with President Donald Trump and one after. My impression, both from seeing…Full Article ONE OP-ED VIEW: A NEW VITALITY IN U.S.-SOUTH KOREAN RELATIONS
KOREAN PENINSULA: MOON FOR THE MISFORGOTTEN?
SPENCER H. KIM WRITES – Generally speaking, for decades there have been basically two frames of reference in South Korea ― the conservative world view and the progressive world view. There was a certain tribalism mentality in that conservatives or progressives felt the need to subscribe to their “list” of…Full Article KOREAN PENINSULA: MOON FOR THE MISFORGOTTEN?
LOS ANGELES: How to Handle Difficult North Korea
A GUEST COLUMN BY SPENCER KIM, A MEMBER OF THE U.S. COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS — North Korea has successfully, sort of, launched a long-range missile. We are outraged. We want more sanctions; we want to pressure them till they say uncle or collapse. We wonder how China could be…Full Article LOS ANGELES: How to Handle Difficult North Korea