Search All Site Content

Total Index: 5001 articles.

Subscribe to our Mailing List!

Sign up for our mailing list to keep up to date on all the latest developments.

The Peninsula

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.

Beijing Calibrates Its Approach to Seoul

Korea View
April 14, 2021
China’s engagement with South Korea seems more focused on calibrating Beijing’s position vis-à-vis Washington than addressing tangible challenges shared with Seoul.

Read More

Commitment to Improving Seoul-Tokyo Relations

Korea View
April 13, 2021
Moon Jae-in upholds the promise of separating history from improving bilateral relations despite new tensions over Japan’s history books.

Read More

South Korea’s Strategic Relationships with Quad Members

Korea View
April 11, 2021
After defense cooperation discussions in the UAE, the South Korean Defense minister went on to hold high-level defense talks with India.

Read More

The Two Koreas and the Olympic Games—Tokyo and Beyond

Robert King
April 9, 2021
Thomas Bach, current Chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), published a lengthy opinion piece about the Olympic Games last October.  In a strong defense of the games as “an…

Read More

Korea’s Monetary Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Randall S. Jones
April 7, 2021
With inflation undershooting its 2% medium-term target, the Bank of Korea (BoK) cut its policy rate by 50 basis points twice in 2019 (Figure 1). Faced with further disinflationary pressures…

Read More

Security Cooperation with Seoul and Tokyo: Changing the Conversation

Stephan Haggard
April 6, 2021
At a time when the Biden Administration is seeking to restore faith in the alliances and show resolve, the potential for security cooperation between Japan and Korea is dimmed by…

Read More

Seoul's Response to Pyongyang’s Views on Human Rights

Korea View
April 2, 2021
South Korea has foregone co-authoring a United Nations resolution condemning North Korea’s human rights abuses for the third year in a row.

Read More

North Korea’s External Information Sector and Implications for the World

Terrence Matsuo
April 1, 2021
In his first remarks to the western press ahead of his second meeting with then President Donald Trump, Chairman Kim Jong-un said: “I won’t make predictions. But I instinctively feel…

Read More

Monthly Archive