Policy Pieces

US-South Korea Alliance and China

Ji-Young Lee, The Geopolitics of South Korea–China Relations: Implications for U.S. Policy in the Indo-Pacific (Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2020).

Ji-Young Lee, “The U.S.-ROK Alliance and China: Beyond the Sinking of the Cheonan,” Asia-Pacific Bulletin, no. 62 (May 28, 2010).

Japan-Korea Relations

Ji-Young Lee, “Unrealized Olympic Diplomacy,” Comparative Connections, vol. 23, no. 2 (September 2021), pp. 117-126.

Ji-Young Lee, “Difficult to Disentangle: History and Foreign Policy,” Comparative Connections, vol. 23, no. 1 (May 2021), pp. 131-138.

Ji-Young Lee, “A New Leader in Japan and Uncertain Future Scenarios,Comparative Connections, vol. 22, no. 3 (January 2021), pp. 131-140.

Ji-Young Lee, “History, Trade, and Distrust,” Comparative Connections, vol. 22, no. 2 (September 2020), pp. 121-128.

Mintaro Oba and Ji-Young Lee, “Japan-Korea Relations: Pragmatic Stability, Latent Tensions,” Comparative Connections, vol. 22, no. 1 (May 2020), pp 119-126.

Ji-Young Lee and Mintaro Oba, “Japan-Korea Relations: Tremors and Thaws,” Comparative Connections, vol. 21, no. 3 (January 2020), pp. 121-128.

Ji-Young Lee and Mintaro Oba, “Japan-Korea Relations: Cold Economics and Cold Politics,” Comparative Connections, vol. 21, no. 2 (September 2019), pp. 105-112.

Ji-Young Lee and Mintaro Oba, “Japan-Korea Relations: Hitting an All-Time Low,” Comparative Connections, vol. 21, no. 1 (May 2019), pp. 105-114.

Ji-Young Lee and Mintaro Oba, “Japan-Korea Relations: Unfortunate Circumstances and Escalating Tensions,” Comparative Connections, vol. 20, no. 3 (January 2019), pp. 97-106.

Ji-Young Lee, “Historical Memory and Reconciliation: A South Korean Perspective,” in Tatsushi Arai, Shihoko Goto, and Zheng Wang, eds., Contested Memories and Reconciliation Challenges (Washington, DC: The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2015), pp. 37-47. 

Ji-Young Lee, “Historically Speaking: Japan-ROK Relations and U.S. Asia Strategy,” Center for Strategic and International Studies Japan Chair Platform (December 16, 2013).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “The New Cold War in Asia?,” Comparative Connections, vol. 12, no. 4 (January 2011).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Same Dance, Different Floor,” Comparative Connections, vol. 12, no. 3 (October 2010).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Same As It Ever Was,” Comparative Connections, vol. 12, no. 1 (April 2010).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Small Signs of Progress,” Comparative Connections, vol. 11, no. 4 (January 2010).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Japan’s New Government: Hope and Optimism,” Comparative Connections, vol. 11, no. 3 (October 2009).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Pyongyang’s Belligerence Dominates,” Comparative Connections, vol. 11, no. 2 (July 2009).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Conflict with North Improves Japan-ROK Relations,” Comparative Connections, vol. 11, no. 1 (April 2009).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee. “In a Holding Pattern with Hope on the Horizon,” Comparative Connections, vol. 10, no. 4 (January 2009).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Who’s in Charge?” Comparative Connections, vol. 10, no. 3 (October 2008).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Tentative Improvement through Pragmatism,” Comparative Connections, vol. 10, no. 2 (July 2008).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee “Inaction for Inaction,” Comparative Connections, vol. 10, no. 1 (April 2008).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Lost in the Six Party Talks,” Comparative Connections, vol. 9, no. 4 (January 2008).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “With a New Japanese Leader, New Opportunities?,” Comparative Connections, vol. 9, no. 3 (October 2007).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Japan-Korea Relations: Treading Water, Little Progress,” Comparative Connections, vol. 9, no. 2 (July 2007).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Honeymoon’s Over,” Comparative Connections, vol. 9, no. 1 (April 2007).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Abe’s Ascension,” Comparative Connections, vol. 8, no. 4 (January 2007).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Missile and Prime Ministers May Mark a Turning Point,” Comparative Connections, vol. 8, no. 3 (October 2006).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “More Squabbling, Little Progress,” Comparative Connections, vol. 8, no. 2 (July 2006).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Seirei Ketsuzetsu (Cold Politics, Warm Economics),” Comparative Connections, vol. 8, no. 1 (April 2006).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “The Big Chill,” Comparative Connections, vol. 7, no. 4 (January 2006).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “No Major Changes,” Comparative Connections, vol. 7, no. 3 (October 2005).

David Kang and Ji-Young Lee, “Little Progress on North Korea or History Disputes,” Comparative Connections, vol. 7, no. 2 (July 2005).