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On April 7, the American state of Wisconsin held an election to decide who would be the Democratic Party’s nominee for the US presidential election in November 2020. The days…

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April 2020
Scott Snyder, Kang Insun, Song Hochang

Myung-koo Kang (Professor, Baruch College, CUNY) “Revisiting the Collapse Thesis of North Korea: The Origins and Its Evolution in the U.S. Policymaking Community”

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On September 10, KEI hosted a discussion of the United States’ relationships with South Korea and India and the prospects for increasing cooperation between the three countries. Watch the video for this event below, and check out our blog recapping the discussion here.  

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August 2015
Scott Snyder, Kathleen Stephens, Ashley Tellis | Senior Associate, Mark Tokola

President Barak Obama will travel to Korea and Japan this week as part of a four nation trip to Asia to highlight the United States' commitment to the region.  In Korea, he is expected to reaffirm the United States' commitment to the alliance, review progress on efforts to denuclearize North Korea, and discuss the continuing implementation of the U.S.-Korea FTA.  In Japan, the President hopes to expand progress on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, highlight efforts to modernize the alliance, and explore ways to expand cooperation within the alliance.

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April 2014
Scott Snyder, Michael Green, James Fatheree, Moderated by: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent

Our distinguished panelists Christopher Hill, Victor Cha, Scott Snyder, and Abraham Kim analyzed the first bilateral summit between President Park Geun-hye and President Barack Obama. They discussed the significance and implications of this summit meeting and share their views on the future of U.S.-ROK alliance.

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May 2013

South Korea’s nation-building project during the Cold War relied heavily on strong state direction designed to generate a sense of cohesion and national identity. These strategies were conceived and executed…

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Region: Asia
Location: Korea, South

October 2016

In the first months of 2013 the leadership transitions in Northeast Asia were completed. After a year in office Kim Jong-un was consolidating his grip on power and clarifying, through…

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Region: Asia

The U.S.-South Korea alliance has flourished under Presidents Obama and Lee Myungbak. It is difficult to find words of criticism for the alliance in either Washington or Seoul as Obama…

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Region: Asia

September 2013

In response to the food crisis of the 1990s, the Democratic People’s Repub- lic of Korea (DPRK) for the first time began to accept humanitarian assis- tance from the outside…

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May 2011