25 Mar 2015

신(新)국화와 칼

일본은 이스라엘이 해온 역할을 해내고 있다. 유사시 중국과 충돌 때 미국의 근육을 빌릴 요양도 있지만, 인위적 긴장상태에서 나오는 거대한 경제적 낙수효과와, 무역 및 투자정책을 유리하게 재구성하기 위해서다.

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07 Mar 2015

This Is Where Wendy Sherman Got It Wrong

Koreans find it oddㅡ How could the U.S-Korea alliance, a comradery bonded by blood they shed together in the Korean War, possibly be secondary to the U.S-Japan alliance, which is between sworn ex-enemies?

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30 Aug 2014

The Japanese Labor Market Is Changing

“What Korea should really pay attention toㅡgiven that it is scoring the highest among the OECD members in terms of work hours, suicide rates, low fertility rates, and elderly poverty ㅡ is Japan’s latest policy to maximize labor power.”

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Merketl and Putin
11 Aug 2014

How very understanding of you too, the Economist

The “German ambivalence” is not a disastrous state of being “totally without a strategic sense.” It is quite the opposite.

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01 Aug 2014

The Ambiguity of Legitimate Self-Defense

The idea of self-defense itself is an inalienable one; but I am doubtful of how fair it can be when there is an obvious double standard of applying it on the basis of commitment to the American interests.

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11 Jul 2014

Seoul, the Next Fictional Battlefield

Now the US wants to “pivot” back to Asia. Sorry, but Asia has changed during your absence.

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