Lee Seong-hyon

Lee Seong-hyon, PhD, is director of the Centre for Chinese Studies at Sejong Institute in Seoul. Formerly, he was director of Department of Unification Studies at Sejong. He is a graduate from Grinnell College, Harvard University, and Tsinghua University. He was Pantech Fellow of Stanford University. Currently he is also senior fellow (nonresident) at the Centre for Korean Peninsula Studies at Peking University.
Lee Seong-hyon
Lee Seong-hyon, PhD, is director of the Centre for Chinese Studies at Sejong Institute in Seoul. Formerly, he was director of Department of Unification Studies at Sejong. He is a graduate from Grinnell College, Harvard University, and Tsinghua University. He was Pantech Fellow of Stanford University. Currently he is also senior fellow (nonresident) at the Centre for Korean Peninsula Studies at Peking University.

Latest from Lee Seong-hyon

Opinion | The Trump-Kim summit was doomed by decades of mistrust and both countries’ personnel failures

The failure in Hanoi was both bureaucratic and cultural, leaving the distrust between the two to be resolved on the final day of talks. That it was not will have long-term consequences.

4 Mar 2019 - 3:06AM

The failure in Hanoi was both bureaucratic and cultural, leaving the distrust between the two to be resolved on the final day of talks. That it was not will have long-term consequences.

The Trump-Kim summit was doomed by decades of mistrust and both countries’ personnel failures
Opinion | Kim Jong-un in Beijing: is North Korea a bargaining chip in US-China trade talks?

Despite its denials, China is not above mixing politics with economics to gain an upper hand in international relations. Neither is America under Trump. It’s safe to say the North Korea nuclear issue is a consideration.

24 Jan 2019 - 6:43PM

Despite its denials, China is not above mixing politics with economics to gain an upper hand in international relations. Neither is America under Trump. It’s safe to say the North Korea nuclear issue is a consideration.

Kim Jong-un in Beijing: is North Korea a bargaining chip in US-China trade talks?
Opinion | Kim Jong-un threatens ‘a new path’ if negotiations don’t work: should the US be worried?

North Korea’s leader needs to produce economic results and sees diplomacy as a way of getting them, with or without the United States’ cooperation.

3 Jan 2019 - 6:25AM

North Korea’s leader needs to produce economic results and sees diplomacy as a way of getting them, with or without the United States’ cooperation.

Kim Jong-un threatens ‘a new path’ if negotiations don’t work: should the US be worried?
When it comes to North Korea, the US should stop pointing fingers and act