Life in North Korea is largely unknown to much of the outside world. The following five documentaries provide insight into the lives of North Koreans and the challenges faced by those who try to... [Read More]
In his new memoir, "Seoul Man," Frank Ahrens recounts the ups and downs of his journey as an American trying to acclimate to daily life in Korea and to working life inside one of the... [Read More]
After the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, there have been increasingly active calls to reinstate North Korea to the U.S. government’s list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. [Read More]
The new edition of KEI's On Korea book is now available in print and online! [Read More]
Watch the video of our discussion on the future of U.S.-Korea economic relations and our look back at five years of economic relations under the KORUS FTA. [Read More]
 

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March 17, 2017

On March 15, KEI and the Korea Insitute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) co-hosted an event commemorating the 5th anniversary of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA). At the...

March 15, 2017

On March 15th, The Diplomat published an op-ed of Matteo Fumagalli's APS presentation on South Korea-Myanmar relations. The article can be viewed...

March 10, 2017

A March 9 Donga article quoted KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone about THAAD deployment the possible implications in China-South Korea relations. The article can be read...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

March 24, 2017
As the highest-ranking non-Korean executive at Hyundai Motors headquarters, Frank Ahrens spent three years gaining an insider's perspective on Korean corporate culture. In his new memoir, "...
March 17, 2017

Ever since last summer, when South Korea and the United States announced they would be deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to the peninsula, China has...

March 08, 2017

Much has been discussed about the power of outside information to open the eyes of the North Korean people and convince them of the truth about the outside world. Some high-profile defectors have...

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The Peninsula Blog

March 24, 2017

By Jenna Gibson Life in North Korea is largely unknown to much of the outside world. The following five documentaries provide insight into the lives of North Koreans and the challenges faced by those...

March 23, 2017

By Troy Stangarone With opening day less than two weeks away, we continue our look at South Koreans playing baseball professionally in the United States in the major leagues and the minor leagues....

March 22, 2017

By Gwanghyun Pyun After the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, there have been increasingly active calls to reinstate North Korea to the U.S. government’s list of State...

March 21, 2017

By Juni Kim On March 10th, the South Korean Constitutional Court upheld the National Assembly’s vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye, which triggered the election process for South Korea’s next...

 

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