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In this episode we hear from Korean-American filmmaker Michael Kang, who made his directorial debut at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival with The Motel, which was awarded the Humanitas Prize…

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Region: North America
Topic: Human Rights

March 14, 2011

We bring the Korean Kontext studio to the U.S. Department of State to speak with Kathleen Stephens, current U.S. Ambassador to South Korea. Ambassador Stephens shares with us her personal…

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Region: Asia

February 18, 2011

Hello again after the holiday break! Just before the holidays I spoke with Hawon Lee, who was just wrapping up his nearly four years as Washington D.C. Bureau Chief of…

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Region: Asia

January 21, 2011

In this episode we speak with Doug Goudie, Director of International Trade Policy at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Mr. Goudie draws from his experiences to share his perspective…

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Region: Asia

November 2, 2010

Although the Korean Peninsula has been divided for over 70 years, North and South have not been able to make lasting progress in terms of reconciliation. While there are multiple…

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Region: Asia

April 20, 2022

Why is South Korea pilot-testing its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), and what made it shift from non-issuance to consideration? This paper investigates the Bank of Korea (BOK)’s CBDC-related developments…

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Region: Asia

March 3, 2022

This paper deals with one of the most critical issues in contemporary international relations: how China’s rise challenges foreign policies of U.S. allies, with a focus on the Republic of…

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Region: Asia

November 30, 2021

The latest guidance for electric vehicle (EV) subsidies doubles down on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s vision for a “small yard, high fence.” On Monday, the Treasury Department in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Energy (DOE) issued proposed regulation defining what it means to be a foreign entity of…

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December 6, 2023

Last week’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco concluded where discussions among Asia-Pacific leaders heavily focused on trade, investment and security across the region. Taking place on the heels of seventh round negotiations for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) the week prior, the summit marked President Yoon Suk Yeol’s first attendance of an…

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Region: Indo-Pacific

November 21, 2023

In his speech at a non-union auto workers' facility last week in lieu of a Republican debate performance, former President Donald Trump again made U.S.-Korea trade the focus of his protectionist rhetoric.  In outlining what he called his vision for the “revival of economic nationalism,” he boasted over what he believed was “saving American auto…

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October 6, 2023

The 18 August 2023 summit that brought together the leaders of Japan, South Korea and the United States at Camp David was rightly hailed as a breakthrough moment in consolidating trilateral security ties, especially after years of near-frozen relations. US officials stressed the importance of creating enduring institutions and structures among the three countries. These…

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September 7, 2023

Please join KEI and Park Won-ho for a discussion on what South Korean politics look like at a sub-national level.

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Region: Asia

July 13, 2022

Please join KEI and KIEP for a discussion about the first 10 years of KORUS and the future of the U.S.-Korea economic relationship.

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Region: Asia

February 28, 2022