Foreign Affairs

Living History with Ambassador Shin Kak-soo

A Look at Korea-Japan Relations

This Living History interview features Shin Kak-soo, former South Korean ambassador to Japan (2011-2013).  

Ambassador Shin reflects on the complexities of Korea’s relations with its neighbor Japan. He provides an overview of how entrenched partisan politics can prevent the successful resolution of crises between these two key U.S. allies.

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