Biography of the Author Steven Borowiec

Steven Borowiec

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  1. BTS 2019 season's greetings

    Commentary: How world sensation BTS took K-pop fandom to a whole new level

    BTS has basked in recognition from abroad, including the English-speaking world, a rare achievement for an Asian act, says Steven Borowiec.
  2. The UN condemned "systematic, widespread and gross" human rights violations in North

    Commentary: North Korea in 2018, a year of turning over a new leaf or worldwide gullibility?

    As someone who lives on the Korean Peninsula, the past year has brought a welcome change to the tenor of life here, says Steven Borowiec.
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    Commentary: Kim Jong Un, the modern, strange and brilliant leader of North Korea

    Kim has proved to be a shrewder leader than anyone expected when he took power, says Steven Borowiec.
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    Commentary: Second time’s a charm? The US must give up something or next Trump-Kim summit will be the last

    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will have leverage, and the pressure will be on the US to give up something he finds appealing, says commentator Steven ...
  5. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...