Yoon Suk-yeol
Challenges that Confront South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol

Yoon Suk-yeol assumed the office of South Korea’s new President on 10 May and had barely settled into his new role when he found himself at the centre of an ongoing tug of war between the US and China. In a smart move, China sent Vice-President Wang...

North Korea’s Sabre-Rattling Continues

North Korea is not deterred by sanctions and continues to pursue its nuclear and missile development programmes. When the year 2022 dawned and the world’s attention was transfixed with Russia’s military operation in Ukraine on 24 February and, North...

Regime Change in South Korea: Speculations for the Region

South Korea saw a regime change with the election of the leader of the People Power party Yoon Suk-yeol in the presidential election held on 9 March. Seen as a political novice, the conservative-leaning Yoon rose to the highest office in less than...

Impact of Moon Jae-in’s Pardon to Park Geun-hye as South Korea goes to Polls on 9 March – An Assessment

At a time when the security environment and geo-strategic considerations of key countries in the Asian region are witnessing significant churning, with each country repositioning its foreign policy priorities in response to the demands of the time,...

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