Obama’s Visit to Korea: An Unwavering US-ROK Alliance Amidst Regional Tensions


Stephane Mot

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 260


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: April 30, 2014
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Stephane Mot, Independent Author and Blogger living in Seoul, explains that "Obama's visit did not change the opinion of the vast majority of South Koreans who consider the US-ROK alliance to be unequal, but it did further confirm the importance of South Korea for US engagement towards Asia."

The views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the East-West Center or any organization with which the author is affiliated.