In his book “Peace and War: A Theory of International Relations,” French sociologist Raymond Aron studied international politics from the perspective of soldiers and diplomats. But in international politics, spies also play an...
Park Jie-won, chief of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), has stepped onto center stage in the scandal over former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl, a presidential candidate of the opposition People Power Party (PPP), who...
The opposition People Power Party (PPP) is accusing Park Jie-won, chief of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), of conspiring with a whistleblower to derail the presidential candidacy of Yoon Seok-youl.
Remarks made by Park Jie-won, director of the National Intelligence Service, indicating that Pyongyang would take “corresponding measures” if joint drills are halted and a ban on luxury good imports to the North is lifted have stirred controversy.
Seoul’s intelligence chief Park Jie-won met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga Wednesday in Tokyo to discuss improving relations between the two countries facing ongoing strained ties.
The intelligence chiefs of Seoul, Washington and Tokyo held talks in Japan Wednesday to discuss North Korea policy and other relevant geopolitical issues, according to diplomatic sources.
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) completed its trifecta of institutional reforms Sunday with the passage of a bill forbidding South Korea’s spy agency from undertaking domestic operations.
A filibuster on the revision bill to the National Intelligence Service Act is under way at the National Assembly in Seoul on Sunday, with Rep. Park Hyeung-soo of the main opposition People Power Party at the podium.
More lawmakers from the main opposition party on Friday vowed to join the ongoing filibuster protesting the ruling party’s controversial bill to give police the power to investigate national security law violations.
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) is poised to unilaterally pass a controversial revision of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) Act, which could seriously impact our national security. Given such ominous ramifications, the DP...