Continuing clashes between Chinese fishing vessels and the Korean Coast Guard should be of concern to all countries in the region due to the complex problems they pose.
Competing territorial claims in the waters around the Korean Peninsula have created illegal fishing disputes between China and Korea.
The first week of March marks the start of Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, which – together with Ulchi Freedom Guardian in the late summer – are the largest U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) military exercises held in South Korea each year. They consist of two separate drills, with Key Resolve lasting around one week and […]
On July 3, 2014, the President of China, Xi Jinping, made a historic visit to Seoul. It holds significance because this was the first time a Chinese President has visited Seoul before traveling to Pyongyang. Moreover, the Joint Statement released as an outcome of the summit between President Xi and President Park Geun-hye, includes some […]
In November 2013, China established an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea. As a result of this action, the South Korean public became alerted to two significant issues that had previously been unintentionally ignored. The first was the recognition of the strategic value of a part of the East China Sea, […]