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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.

Trump’s Truck Tariff Straw Man

Tom Ramage
October 6, 2023
It is doubtful that Trump’s extension of the protective tariff on Korean pickup trucks had that much of an effect on the American market.

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The Kim-Putin Summit’s Impact on the Korean Peninsula

Terrence Matsuo
October 4, 2023
The US and South Korea have raised concerns over the growing confluence of Russia and North Korea in the wake of the Kim-Putin summit.

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South Korea and the middle power revival school

Jeffrey Robertson
October 3, 2023
Two decades ago, South Korea was rarely called a middle power. Today, it invites ridicule to suggest South Korea is anything but.

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Economic Allies: Highlights of the Past Seventy Years of U.S.-Korea Economic Relations

Tom Ramage
September 29, 2023
No reflection of 70 years of the U.S.-Korea alliance would be complete without examining exactly what it means to be an economic ally.

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South Korea and the Study of Middle Powers

Jeffrey Robertson
September 28, 2023
It’s fair to imagine that by this stage, an objective observer would caution against using the middle power term to describe South Korea.

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Putin Seeks North Korean Arms for Russia’s War Against Ukraine, Threatens UN Sanctions against Pyongyang’s Nuclear Weapons

Robert King
September 27, 2023
For the first time in over four years, Kim Jong-un traveled outside North Korea for an in-person meeting with Vladimir Putin.

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Korea’s CHIPS Concerns are Mildly Assuaged

Tom Ramage
September 26, 2023
Despite the stability provided to them, Korean chip companies still grapple with uncertainty surrounding American semiconductor technology.

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Are foreign workers a solution to Korea’s demographic challenge?

Randall S. Jones
September 14, 2023
Meeting Korea's demographic challenge requires a comprehensive strategy, including by making greater use of foreign workers.

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