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Despite an historic delay and continued opposition in some quarters, passage of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) looks set to proceed quickly through the United States Congress. The...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 10:22am
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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KEI has bid farewell to 6 of its 9 family members this year. The faces and personalities are changing, but KEI’s commitment to excellence remains. We have a basic philosophy of hiring the best,...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 10:17am
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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Despite years of sanctions and isolation, foreign goods and modern consumer technologies continue to flow into North Korea providing elites with luxury goods and fueling the fragile economy....
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3:22pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
Author(s): Abraham Kim
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Winston Churchill coined the term “summit” in the early 1950s to define meetings between leaders of great powers in the Cold War. While summits have allowed needed personal contacts for leaders,...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3:21pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
Author(s): Sarah K. Yun
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While the initial focus may be on the humanitarian and safety needs of Japan after the Fukushima nuclear accident, South Korea has a major stake in the future of nuclear power. Countries around the...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3:18pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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For much of the past month, the world has sat transfixed as the Arab World has begun to transform before our eyes. Having started in Tunisia, the call for political reforms and elections has rapidly...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3:16pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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During the last two years ago, U.S.-South Korea relations have strengthened in ways that many Korea watchers did not expect. With a liberal President Barack Obama entering office, some feared that...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3:07pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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Last year was a momentous year for the Korean Peninsula. As the world worked its way out of the global and financial crisis of 2008-2009, South Korea demonstrated its global leadership at the Seoul G...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3:04pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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