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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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Growing Calls for Military Reform

Korea View
September 24, 2021
Advocates for the rights of South Korean soldiers receive support from not only a sympathetic press but also international organizations.

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Opportunities and Pitfalls of an End of War Declaration for Korea

Terrence Matsuo
September 2, 2021
While an end of war declaration poses some opportunities for cooperation between the U.S. and North Korea, there are also reasons why it may not accomplish its stated aims.

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Long-standing national security commitments override rapprochement promise

Korea View
August 17, 2021
South Korea’s decision to conduct a joint military exercise despite North Korea’s warning reiterate the priority placed on national security.

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Korean Interests in Peace and Stability Around the Taiwan Strait

Terrence Matsuo
June 25, 2021
While Korea has been reluctant to sign on to initiatives that challenge China, experts say it will be harder for Seoul to continue making that choice.

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How South Korea Can Upgrade its Strategic Partnership with Vietnam

South Korea and Vietnam are both regional middle powers caught by strategic dilemmas amid intensifying U.S.-China competition.

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U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateralism after the Biden-Moon Summit

June 4, 2021
As policymakers muddle through the continued freeze in Korea-Japan relations, the U.S. should not have too high expectations for trilateral cooperation.

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Domestic Goals Override Foreign Policy Headwinds

Korea View
June 3, 2021
Seoul and Washington agreed to remove ROK missile development restrictions, which supports South Korea’s goal of attaining military sovereignty.

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The Biden-Moon Summit: Reaffirming Common Ties and Goals, and Delicately Dancing Around North Korea Issues

Robert King
June 2, 2021
Differences remain between the United States and South Korea on engagement with the North, particularly on pressing it on human rights abuses.

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