How a feminist backlash became a campaign issue in the South Korean presidential election
COVID 19 and the Culture and Costs of German Introspection
Why do we Germans learn so little from very relevant Asian countries in fighting the pandemic?
After COVID 19: Asian Countries and Investing in the US
COVID 19 will change trade relations among Asian countries themselves, as well as between the U.S. and Asia.
Advantage Asia: Social Cohesion as King in the COVID 19 Era
Social cohesion will be critical in this new world of the COVID 19 crisis. Asia’s case proves that social cohesion is Janus-faced, working in two opposite directions.
Firsts in 2010
What “firsts” in economics, politics, technology and demographics occurred in 2010?
The Benefits of the Post-American Order
The most pivotal insight for the post-American world order is that the pursuit of economic self-interest and self-preservation go hand in hand, whether at the national, regional or global level.
Globalism and the Spirit of Panmunjom
Why the world must hope for a positive continuation of the Korean rapprochement.
Kim-Moon-Summit: How Samsung Was Key
Nobody should underrate the role played by corruption and the Samsung Group in the sudden moves in both Koreas.
No Impunity! When Presidents Go to Jail
South Korea’s and Brazil’s former Presidents are being jailed for corruption. South Africa’s ex-leader appears to be next.
Mapping Social Cohesion in Asia
How does cohesion develop in Asian societies? And which factors determine its strength?