November 25, 2019

Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, was quoted in Japan Times about Japan and Korea security relations.

...“'The (GSOMIA) announcement was intended to address this (security) issue and create more space for bilateral — and trilateral — relations to move forward, or at least not take further steps backwards, not to resolve some of the bigger issues surrounding Japan-ROK relations,' Yeo said, using the acronym for South Korea’s formal name, the Republic of Korea."...

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He was also quoted in United Press International about the U.S. and South Korea alliance burden share negotiations.

..."'Given Trump's past statements questioning the cost of U.S. force deployment, there is a real possibility that a breakdown in the Special Measures Agreement could open the door for discussions about troop withdrawals,'"...

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