The ideology of those who support the Singaporean economic model goes in parallel with the mammonist zeitgeist: that money, sluicing through giant casinos for rich foreigners and Marina Bay Sands, is the ultimate answer.
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?
The “German ambivalence” is not a disastrous state of being “totally without a strategic sense.” It is quite the opposite.
Now the US wants to “pivot” back to Asia. Sorry, but Asia has changed during your absence.
Am I expecting too much from the Korean government? considering its intelligence on North Korea is helplessly dependent on civilian sources such as Kyodo News and satellite images by John’s Hopkins.