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The Peninsula blog is a project of the Korea Economic Institute. It is designed to provide a wide ranging forum for discussion of the foreign policy, economic, and social issues that impact the Korean peninsula.

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The Necessity of Religious Freedom in the Development & Future of the Korean Peninsula

Nicholas Hamisevicz
November 9, 2012
By Nicholas Hamisevicz  The feast day of Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang and companions occurred this week on September 20. The celebration of these Korean saints demonstrates the…

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North Korea Loses its Place Atop the World’s Most Censured Nation’s Lists

Chad OCarroll
May 15, 2012
Recently Eritrea became ranked as the world's leading censor on media, pushing North Korea out of a position long-held. But have things just got worse in Eritrea, or has the DPRK media environment improved somewhat?

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“Baby Exporter”: Taking a Closer Look at Korean Adoption

Caryn Fisher
February 8, 2012
By Caryn Fisher Although South Korea has been sending children overseas for adoption since 1953, it wasn’t until a 1988 article by Matthew Rothschild, entitled “Babies for Sale: Koreans Make…

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Clinton’s Visit to Burma: The North Korea Factor and Future Reforms

Nicholas Hamisevicz
December 5, 2011
Following the development of the potential reforms in Burma will help prepare for a time if North Korea ever starts enacting flickers of similar reforms.

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