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Moving from the powerful and abstract construct of ethnic homogeneity as bearing the promise for unification, this chapter instead considers family unity, facilitated by the quotidian and ubiquitous...
Author(s): Sandra Fahy
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Feb 29 2016 - 12:35
North Korea is a country easy to approach emotionally. For anyone with even a little twinge of conscience toward human rights, it evokes disgust. For many in South Korea, who recognize that there but...
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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Feb 29 2016 - 12:28
“We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies.” The words of the 19thcentury British statesman Lord Palmerstone seem to resonate in 21st-century Asia. For example, China...
Author(s): Park Jin
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Feb 26 2016 - 19:04
Since Kevin Rudd and the Australian Labor Party ended Prime Minister John Howard’s 11 1/2 years in office in late 2007, each new government in Canberra has faced a very similar and rather...
Author(s): Malcolm Cook
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Feb 26 2016 - 18:59
China and India together account for one-third of humanity. Both were advanced civilizations when Europe was in the Dark Ages. Until the 19th century, they constituted the world’s largest...
Author(s): Daniel Twining
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Feb 26 2016 - 18:45
This chapter compares the foreign policy responses of three “core” ASEAN states—Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore—vis-à-vis an assertive China and a rebalancing America.1 The...
Author(s): Cheng-Chwee Kuik
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Feb 26 2016 - 18:41
The four papers in Section 1 compare hedging behavior in countries on the frontline between the rising power China and the reigning hegemon, the United States. The first paper by one of the authors...
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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Feb 26 2016 - 18:38
  Faced with growing youth unemployment and public dissatisfaction with labor market conditions, representatives from South Korean labor, management, and government finalized an agreement to...
Author(s): Chang Hong-geun
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Jan 20 2016 - 15:42
Since the death of Kim Il-sung in 1994 there have been numerous predictions that the collapse of the North Korean political system would be imminent, yet the Kim dynasty continues to rule....
Author(s): Son Taek Wang
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Nov 18 2015 - 11:22
KEI is proud to release newest work in its Academic Paper Series, Does the Korean Economy Depend Too Much on Samsung? by Dr. Hyoung Tae Kim. In his most recent work, Dr. Kim analyzes...
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Oct 20 2015 - 09:18
KEI is proud to release newest work in its Academic Paper Series, Russia and the Two Koreas in the Context of Moscow’s Asian Policy by Dr. Stephen Blank. Russia’s desired ascent to a...
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Oct 1 2015 - 10:58
KEI is proud to release the latest volume in its Special Studies Series, The New Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Agreement Between South Korea and the United States: From Dependence to Parity ...
Publication Type: Special Studies
Author(s): Fred McGoldrick
Aug 31 2015 - 11:11
As North Korea’s most important supporter on the international stage, China’s handling of relations with Pyongyang plays an important role in determining the future development of the...
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Jul 22 2015 - 17:00
Russia, one of the four important players in Korea, is focused on Korea due to its “turn to the East” policy. It is increasingly less interested in a momentous Korean unification under...
Author(s): Georgy Toloraya
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Jun 11 2015 - 15:52
Although coercion is a key element in the governing strategy of the North Korean party-state, the authorities in Pyongyang do not hold political power at the barrel of a gun alone. Control and...
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Mar 12 2015 - 14:33
Despite an inferior information communication environment, North Korea has a high capacity to conduct robust cyber operations aimed at collecting foreign intelligence, disrupting foreign comput-ers,...
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Dec 3 2014 - 08:39
On several occasions since 2013, crashed North Korean drones have been discovered in strategically significant areas in South Korea. Do North Korean drones represent a threat to Korean security? How...
Author(s): Van Jackson
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Oct 28 2014 - 07:27
The Asian economic resurgence was first initiated by Japan after the end of World War II. Japan’s economy grew rapidly during the three decades from 1950 at the rate of almost 10 percent per...
Author(s): Yoon-shik Park
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Oct 28 2014 - 07:25
The Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) is an emerging space-faring nation seeking to expand its space capabilities in the realms of science, communications, commerce, and national security...
Author(s): Daniel A. Pinkston
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Sep 11 2014 - 10:10
This PDF is the full publication and contains all of the following sections: KEI Board of Directors  KEI Advisory Council About the Korea Economic Institute of America Preface by KEI...
Aug 20 2014 - 15:23
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