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On Korea: Academic Paper Series 2008

Publication: December 2008
Gilmar Masiero

Ethanol and Biodiesel: The Role of Brazil and South Korea in the Emerging Alternative Energy Market

Around the globe, government and private ventures in the ethanol and biodiesel industry are booming on the basis of their potential to replace fossil oil, to reduce carbon emissions, and to raise incomes in rural areas. The two most common biofuels are (bio) ethanol and biodiesel. Sugarcane is the most…

Global Partnership Through Resource Diplomacy: Korea, the United States, and Central Asia

Globalization is a hallmark of the twenty first-century world. As transportation and telecommunications grow in both efficiency and level of performance and as the ambit of the Internet expands, it becomes easier and easier for nations to both connect and coordinate with one another over long distances. And the declining…

Digital Populism in South Korea? Internet Culture and the Trouble with Direct Participation

The penetration of the Internet in Korean society is usually seen as a positive development, perhaps even a model for other countries; more efficient bureaucracy, more political figures making use of political blogs, and greater opportunities for citizen participation seem to connect government and citizens in a mutually benefi cial…

The King from the East: DPRK-Syria-Iran Nuclear Nexus and Strategic Implications for Israel and the ROK

In the field of international security, few connections have been made between the Korean peninsula with the Middle East. Traditional regional studies literature focuses on Korean issues within the Asia Pacific region while proliferation literature focuses more on terrorism and the Middle East. There is a broader dimension to the…

Minimizing the Aftershocks of the Korea-U.S. FTA: How to Manage Disputes Arising from the Two Countries' Discrepant Perspectives and Legal Systems

After the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) is approved by the legislatures of Korea and the United States, it will likely provide a turning point for the countries’ bilateral trade relationship. It is expected to expand the volume of trade and liberalize various domestic fi elds vis-à-vis the other…

Denuclearization of the DPRK - A Role for the United Nations?

The denuclearization of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) continues to be a source of considerable international concern. Yet, no coherent international framework has emerged to deal with this challenge in parallel with the regional mechanism of the six-party talks. With the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference set…