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Australia and ROK: The untapped strategic opportunity
Australia and the Republic of Korea have made steady and modest steps towards a closer defence and security partnership amid growing regional strategic uncertainty. Lauren Richardson and John Blaxland argue the key to stronger ties lies in greater collaboration in defence industry, science and technology.
Missed opportunity: an appraisal of Australia-Korea relations
The relationship between Australia and South Korea is perennially undervalued, writes former ambassador Bill Paterson. But, he argues, it is economic imperatives rather than geopolitical challenges that might end up driving the two countries together.
The feminist renaissance in South Korea
Despite the Eurocentric origin story of feminism, early twentieth century Korea boasted one of the most vibrant and radical feminist movements in the world. As Associate Professor Ruth Barraclough writes, today South Korea’s feminist renaissance is an instruction to other nations about how to repivot narratives of female emancipation.
ROK: Korean Peninsula Security Outlook 2021
After a year of worsening relations, prospects do not appear bright for the ROK-North Korea relationship in 2021, writes Dr. Beomchul Shin of the Korea Research Institute for National Strategy.
Moon Relies on TRUST in Korea’s COVID Fight
The early success that won President Moon Jae-in's party a landslide victory in national assembly elections and had foreign leaders calling for advice, is under challenge. Seoul faces a ‘prolonged war’ to beat the virus.