South Koreans Reject Pro-War Old Guard as Moon’s Peace Party Wins Big in Local Elections

When South Koreans went to the polls yesterday they registered their unambiguous backing for President Moon’s Democratic Party and the peace process that is a signature policy of his administration. In doing so, they also dealt a devastating blow to the country’s main faction hostile to North Korean diplomacy. Here’s how one South Korean outlet … Continue reading “South Koreans Reject Pro-War Old Guard as Moon’s Peace Party Wins Big in Local Elections”

Democrats Use Bipartisan Anti-Diplomacy Playbook, but Moon Has Changed the Game

With the Singapore summit fast approaching, leading Democratic Senators headed by Chuck Schumer went to battle against diplomacy, issuing a letter to President Trump on June 4th demanding an impossible set of preconditions for North Korean sanctions relief. In doing so, they took a page out of an old bipartisan playbook for derailing diplomatic initiatives … Continue reading “Democrats Use Bipartisan Anti-Diplomacy Playbook, but Moon Has Changed the Game”

For Lasting Peace, President Moon Must Lead South Korea Out of America’s Orbit

It didn’t take much for the leaders of the two Koreas to put an end to the decades-long culture of crisis pervading the Korean Peninsula. With a phone call, a quick drive to the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, and a public embrace, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Supreme Leader … Continue reading “For Lasting Peace, President Moon Must Lead South Korea Out of America’s Orbit”