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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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Implications of the South Korean General Elections for the “Sleeping Dragons”

Joo Young Kim
May 13, 2024
The Yoon administration is the first in Korean constitutional history to have a minority legislature throughout a president’s tenure.

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Can Yoon’s Global Pivot Survive the Elections?

Daniel Sneider
April 30, 2024
Yoon’s ability to fundamentally shift South Korea's foreign policy and build stronger trilateral cooperation appears under threat.

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A Guide to South Korea’s 2024 National Assembly Election

Sang Kim
April 9, 2024
The National Assembly election is often seen as a barometer for the public's sentiment towards the sitting president and the ruling party.

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Korea Has Made Progress in the Fight Against Corruption

Randall S. Jones
February 6, 2024
Korea ranks close to the average of OECD countries in the 2023 Corruption Perception Index that was announced at the end of January.

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South Korean Conscription and the Challenges of a Declining Population

Terrence Matsuo
November 8, 2023
Although many advanced states face demographic challenges, it is especially acute for the Korea and its military.

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South Korea as a middle power: assumptions and misunderstandings

Jeffrey Robertson
October 13, 2023
Middle powers were framed in a different era. Indeed, there is a strong argument to be made that they only existed in the period 1940-2000.

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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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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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