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This is the fourth in a 10 part series looking at how the issues identified in KEI’s annual “10 Issues to Watch for on the Korean Peninsula” series developed in 2021. The original “10 Issues” piece can be found here. On December 12, 2021, Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa delighted his colleagues at the G-7…

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Region: Asia

December 21, 2021

What Happened In 2019 July, Japan imposed export restrictions on sensitive chemicals which South Korean industries need to produce semiconductors and electronic gadgets. Japan’s export restrictions by Japan and retaliatory public boycotts on Japanese products from Korean consumers have persisted longer than any other disputes before. Two years after the start of this dispute, Korea is less dependent on Japan for…

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Region: Asia

October 5, 2021

History, politics, and geopolitics are ever-present in Northeast Asia - and they are increasingly part of the media landscape. The controversy surrounding the Chinese war movie “The Sacrifice” is only the most recent reminder. Produced to commemorate the anniversary of Beijing’s unofficial entry into the Korean War, the film depicts the last large-scale Chinese offensive…

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Region: Asia

September 29, 2021

What Happened In March, the Biden administration encouraged Seoul to increase trilateral cooperation with the U.S. and Japan. Biden’s first face-to-face meeting with an international leader occurred in April when Japanese Prime Minister Suga arrived in Washington. The U.S. president’s second in-person meeting with a world leader was with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on May 21. Implications: The White House…

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Region: Asia, North America

May 27, 2021