South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) has promoted stronger ties with the US since taking office in May. Photo: AFP
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) has promoted stronger ties with the US since taking office in May. Photo: AFP

Seoul’s Indo-Pacific strategy aims to strike balance amid US-China rivalry

  • South Korea’s new regional diplomatic policy seeks closer security ties with Washington but refers to Beijing as ‘key partner’
  • Foreign policy expert says ‘dull’ plan lacks details on how it will achieve its goals

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) has promoted stronger ties with the US since taking office in May. Photo: AFP
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol (right) has promoted stronger ties with the US since taking office in May. Photo: AFP
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