South Korea


Africa’s Failure At The World Cup: A Reflection Of The Political Systems And Governance Structures?

There has been growing concern about the performance of African teams at major global sporting events especially the FIFA World Football Cup. With the premature exit of all five contending African teams, some Africans have argued that the poor performance of these teams is a clear reflection of the poor […]


The Dangers Of Distrust: The Failure Of The Six Party Talks

With the approach of the Singapore Summit, the world is now closer than ever to the possibility of a peaceful resolution to the ongoing tensions between North Korea and its Southern neighbour. However, while President Donald Trump is set to in talks with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]


North Korean-US Peace Summit Back On After Trump Withdrew In late May

Just two weeks after the unprecedented sit-down between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was announced, Trump issued a letter stating that the summit had been cancelled, citing “tremendous anger and open hostility” as his primary reason for withdrawal. On June 1st, the summit was announced […]


A Change Of Heart: President Trump Set To Attend Singapore Summit

President Trump has recently announced his plans to attend the scheduled Singapore Summit with leaders from North and South Korea. The President’s claim comes almost a week after he explained that the United States wouldn’t be attending the Summit. That announcement was made after an aggressive public statement by Pyongyang, […]


Donald Trump And Kim Jong-Un To Meet In Singapore

It has been announced that the summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place on June 12th, in Singapore. Talks about the unprecedented sit-down began in March when President Trump unexpectedly accepted an invitation to meet the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The […]


North Korea, South Korea And The U.S. Military Presence: A Complex Trio

It has been announced that South Korea will aim to keep U.S. troops within its borders, even if a peace treaty with North Korea is signed. The announcement came recently and with a confused reaction from many International Relations experts, many who directly associate the presence of U.S. troops as […]