China’s punitive economic measures against South Korea over THAAD may have shrouded Beijing-Seoul relations in uncertainty, yet they highlight Korea’s economic dependence on China. [Read More]
In this special episode of Korean Kontext, KEI's Juni Kim sat down with three North Korean defectors who have settled in South Korea. Each of them has a different story of life in the DPRK,... [Read More]
Japan is highly vulnerable to airborne radioactive fallout from a nuclear incident on the Korean Peninsula, given prevailing westerly winds. [Read More]
Check out the video of Sean Connell's presentation on U.S.-Korea science and technology cooperation and how it can benefit bilateral relations. [Read More]
In the case of hypothetical accident with depressurization and ejection of radiation from a North Korean nuclear reactor: what actions might Russia take? [Read More]
 

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May 23, 2017

A new article in the Korean newspaper Munhwa Ilbo about Korea-US relations quoted Heritage expert Bruce Klingner, who spoke at a KEI event the day after the Korean presidential election. The...

May 23, 2017

A recently released article in the Gyeongbok Domin Ilbo newspaper mentioned last year's visit by KEI President and staff to the local city of Gumi. The visit included a meeting with the city...

May 22, 2017

On April 27 KEI Vice President Mark Tokola was elected to the Board of Governors of DACOR and the Board of Trustees of the DACOR Bacon House Foundation for a three-year term.

DACOR stands...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

May 26, 2017

In this special episode of Korean Kontext, KEI's Juni Kim sat down with three North Korean defectors who have settled in South Korea. Each of them has a different story of life in the DPRK,...

May 18, 2017

In the past decade, South Korea-Japan relations have seen several periods of hightened tension. At the same time, the two countries, along with their ally the United States, have faced an...

May 10, 2017

On May 10, former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In officially became the next president of South Korea, filling an office that had been empty since former President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment...

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The Peninsula Blog

May 26, 2017

By Kyle Ferrier China’s punitive economic measures against South Korea over THAAD may have shrouded Beijing-Seoul relations in uncertainty, yet they highlight Korea’s economic dependence on China....

May 25, 2017

This is the third in a series of six blogs looking at a nuclear crisis at North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility. Other pieces will look at the prospective issues of a nuclear crisis in North Korea...

May 24, 2017

This is the second in a series of six blogs looking at a nuclear crisis at North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility. Other pieces will look at the prospective issues of a nuclear crisis in North Korea...

May 23, 2017

By Gwanghyun Pyun Moon Vows to Eradicate “Deep Rooted Evils” of Previous Administrations An unexpected early presidential election was held on May 9 in South Korea. This election was the result of...

 

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