J.J. Suh

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Jae-Jung Suh is associate professor and Director of Korea Studies

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South Korea: Still Stonewalling About the Sewol

Six months after a ferry crash killed nearly 300 South Koreans, the Korean government continues to stymie investigations into its behavior and harass the families of victims.

Allied to Race? The U.S.-Korea Alliance and Arms Race

South Korea has continuously increased its military spending since 2000 at a rate higher than conventional explanations would expect. Its spending grew 200 percent for the past ten years, higher than would be warranted by the growth of its economy or government budget over the same period.

Korean Bases of Concern

The Pentagon is restructuring its bases in South Korea. Welcome to the future of the U.S. global military presence.