South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report says. Photo: Shutterstock South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report says. Photo: Shutterstock
South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report says. Photo: Shutterstock

Australia

Australia needs South Korea, but Kim Jong-un and China are in the way

  • South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report said
  • While Canberra needs deeper defence ties with Seoul amid geopolitical tensions, its feud with Beijing is also leaving South Korea wary, say experts

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South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report says. Photo: Shutterstock South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report says. Photo: Shutterstock
South Korea faces an image problem in Australia, which tends to ‘see the Korean peninsula through a security lens’, a recent report says. Photo: Shutterstock
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