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Korean Kontext

The Korean Kontext

Korean Kontext is a podcast series by the Korea Economic Institute of America in Washington, D.C. Its aim is to provide listeners with a source for broad-based, substantive information about the U.S.-Korean relationship from all angles: political, cultural, economic, and social. Tackling major topics using current and historical context, interviews with prominent policy leaders, scholars,and artists, and in-depth analysis, Korean Kontext is crafted to inform the newcomer and the Korea guru alike. The views expressed here are the interviewees’ alone.

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Four Decades of Korea, In & Out: Rob Rapson (Part 1)

April 19, 2023

In 2023, KEI has set out on its “Rethinking Korea initiative,” which explores the evolution of U.S.-Korea relations, Korea’s place in the world, and rapid…

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Divided Families: Soojin Park, Paul Lee, Ambassador Robert King

August 7, 2020

You’ve probably heard the Korean War referred to as an unfinished conflict – but that’s not just a reference to the frozen war on the…

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The Ethics of Sanctions on North Korea: Hazel Smith

July 31, 2020

We often talk about whether the sanctions against North Korea are working. And we have spoken occasionally on this very podcast about the ways North…

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How North Korea Responds to a Black Swan Event: Markus Garlauskas

July 24, 2020

North Korea is putting on a tough face as the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic. Authorities in Pyongyang continue to reassure the rest of the…

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The Retreat (And Return?) of the United States: Gordon Flake

July 17, 2020

Since Donald Trump took over as president in 2017, the United States has been retreating from the world – and from the Indo-Pacific region more…

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When Cold Warriors Sued for Peace: Mark Tokola

July 10, 2020

Looking back on the Korean War, one might assume that the outbreak of a violent conflict that killed millions of people would preclude the possibility…

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Lasting Legacies of An Unfinished War: James Person and William Stueck

July 3, 2020

It would not be an exaggeration to claim that the Korean War shaped world history. There had been bloodshed elsewhere that bookmarked the start of…

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The Miracle at Hungnam: Ned Forney

June 26, 2020

The international force that answered the United Nation’s call to defend the Republic of Korea between 1950 and 1953 did more than engage in combat…

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