South Korean-Chinese Summit: A Dose of Reality
July 22, 2013
The recently completed visit of South Korean President Park Geun-hye to China, and the red carpet treatment she received there, is widely perceived as a seminal event which could ultimately reshape diplomatic relations throughout East Asia.
Not all quarters, however, hailed the results of the precedent setting visit. There was a dark mood apparent in both Tokyo and Pyongyang, although for decidedly different reasons.