South Korea

2017 Forecast: East Asia


The Russian-Japanese detente will incrementally continue, but the future of Northeast Asia is contingent on what happens with the two Koreas, as this could either lead to the formation of a Regional Quartet or two separate blocs.

U.S. THAAD Paradox in South Korea


After mass protests in Sonzhu province, the location of the deployment  for the American missile defense system has been changed.