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KEI staff, fellows, non-resident fellows, board members, and other affiliates are often quoted in the media. Here is a collection of their mentions.

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Continuing Sanctions on North Korea

September 15

On September 14, Radio Free Asia quoted KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone’s remarks on North Korea’s resistance to complete denuclearization and how sanctions relief is not an effective tool to entice Pyongyang to change its behavior. The article discussed the decision by the U.S. State Department…

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South Korea Becomes Mongolia’s 6th Strategic Partner

September 14

On September 13, The Diplomat cited a KEI report on Korea-Mongolia economic relations by Lee Jae Young in Volume 31 of Korea’s Economy. In light of Korea becoming Mongolia’s 6th strategic partner on September 10th, the article analyzed the relationship between Mongolia and South Korea,…

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North Korea's non-participation in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

September 13

On September 9, KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone told Radio Free Asia that there is a high probability that North Korea will not participate in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to COVID-19, even if it is not subject to disciplinary action by the International…

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South Korea Moves Closer to Launching Its First Lunar Orbiter

September 9

On September 4, KEI Senior Director Troy Stagnarone published a column with The Diplomat that explored South Korea’s growing ambitions in space. He placed special emphasis on the country’s Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) program, which will not only support the resurgent U.S. space program but…

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Afghanistan, Korea and America

September 9

On September 2, KEI President and CEO Kathleen Stephens penned a column for the JoongAng Daily that drew attention to South Korea’s evolution as a middle power during the U.S. intervention in Afghanistan. She underscored how Afghanistan was an early and important recipient of South…

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May 2021 KEI-YouGov Polling Highlighted in Media

September 7

On September 3,  WorldYan’s and Newswire Korea covered KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone’s presentation at the Jeju Peace Institute’s 2021 Korea-US Think Tank Joint Seminar. The articles highlighted the 2021 joint KEI-YouGov polling that showed that 61% of U.S. respondents had a “very favorable” or “favorable” view…

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The Challenge of Countering China’s National Economic Tactics

April 22

Directly addressing the question of how the U.S. government should respond to China’s hostile economic behaviors, KEI Vice President Mark Tokola published an op-ed on National Interest that outlines how an economic alliance could strengthen global norms. He writes: The point is that dealing with…

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EU Council Conclusions on the Indo-Pacific Strategy

April 21

The European Union, by means of “Council conclusions” published on April 16, 2021, announced that it is undertaking an “EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific.”  It explains in the document that the EU should reinforce its strategic focus, presence, and actions in the Indo-Pacific “with…

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Global Trade Is Recovering From the Pandemic. North Korea’s Economy Isn’t.

April 14

KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone published an article on the Diplomat Magazine on the effects that the yet-closed Sino-DPRK borders have on the North Korean economy. Notably, the North Korean economy have not been able to benefit from China’s return to growth in recent months.…

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How Will the Global Semiconductor Crunch Impact South Korea?

April 1

Most South Korean conglomerates have weathered the shortage much better than their global competitors. But KEI’s Kyle Ferrier notes in his latest article for the Diplomat Magazine that this could change as early as this month. He points out: Carmaker giant Hyundai announced this week…

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