Biography of the Author Steven Borowiec

Steven Borowiec

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  1. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks at the 16th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore

    Commentary: Many helping hands to the North Korea headache begin work this weekend – in Singapore

    A multilateral approach to the North Korea issue may see a revival in Singapore, on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue, says one observer.
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    Commentary: Realisation of realities or deliberate plan? Behind Trump’s decision to axe Singapore summit

    Official contact between the two countries is unusual and Trump's move to write a letter to the leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un is rare, says ...
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    Commentary: Calculated move or cold feet? Why North Korea threatened to cancel Trump-Kim summit

    North Korea backing out of agreements and changing its mind on short notice, is not an uncommon move, but with Kim Jong Un’s recent new approach ...
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    Commentary: More than personal chemistry needed to change North Korea’s ways

    It appears that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is interested in easing North Korea’s isolation and improving the country’s economy, but bigger ...
  5. Moe Jae-in Kim Jong Un collage

    Commentary: A tale of deja vu, two Koreas two decades later, same unaccomplished goals

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet on Friday’s inter-Korean summit, but don’t expect any ...
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    Commentary: Do K-pop stars hold the key to moving North Korean leader Kim Jong Un?

    Korean pop group Red Velvet was among the many who performed in Pyongyang last week. Korea Expose’s Steven Borowiec discusses their impact in ...
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    Commentary: Sexual harassment in South Korea exposes hypocrisy and culture of intimidation

    The epidemic of sexual harassment in South Korea has reached fever peaks this week. One commentator discusses the sexual misconduct allegations ...
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    Commentary: Beneath the Trump-Kim meeting lies greed, fear but also hope of recognition

    US President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be watched closely but we should be careful to temper our ...
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    Commentary: IMF's bitter medicine brought South Korea growth, but also inequality

    Ripples from intervention by the IMF in the Asian Financial Crisis continue to this day - leading to a divide in many South Korean workplaces, ...