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Korea today leads the world in autos and electronics, but newly emerging manufacturers and protectionism threaten the country's position as a leading exporter. In search of innovative industries that will…

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Region: North America

January 18, 2019

K-pop had an explosive year in 2018, but it didn't arise from a vacuum. Since 1998, one web community – Soompi – has been sharing the latest information about Korea's…

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Region: North America
Topic: Human Rights

January 11, 2019

Last Friday, on November 30, 2018, President George H.W. Bush passed away. In the days that followed, there were many discussions in the foreign policy community about the late president's…

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Region: Asia

December 7, 2018

The Trump Administration is once again considering using Section 232 to impose tariffs on imported goods based on a threat to national security. The President originally used this provision to…

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Region: Asia

August 8, 2018

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…

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Region: Asia

December 25, 2008

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…

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Region: Asia

September 25, 2008

The automobile industry is a dynamic and significant sec-tor in most of the major economies in the world. It is closely related to various other manufacturing sectors such as rubber,…

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Region: Asia

February 25, 2008

During the past few years, the United States has begun three important initiatives that alter its defense commitment to South Korea (Republic of Korea [ROK]). First, Washington started to decrease…

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Region: Asia

January 25, 2007

A $32 million subsidy to Hyundai Mobis, a subsidiary group of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group that specializes in auto parts manufacturing, from the Biden administration on July 11 is set to help secure US electric vehicle (EV) supply chains. It came as part of  $1.7 billion in Domestic Automotive Manufacturing Conversion grants from the…

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Region: North America

July 17, 2024

I recently traveled to Dallas, Texas and Tulsa, Oklahoma to give talks on my new book on the US-South Korea alliance. It is increasingly difficult for me to travel around the United States without discovering new aspects of American interactions with the Korean Peninsula. As KEI fulfills our mission of promoting knowledge and understanding about…

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Region: North America

July 11, 2024

Last week’s initial US presidential debate saw both candidates field questions ranging across inflation, unemployment, and the national debt. Whether it was Biden’s highlighting his CHIPS Act successes, or Trump’s pronouncements on the US trade deficit with China, the topics set the scene for a national election in which voters will weigh drastically different visions…

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July 3, 2024

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) discussed serious human rights abuses carried out in North Korea on June 12, with South Korea’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Joon-kook Hwang serving as UNSC president. The roles of North Korea and South Korea at the UNSC meeting highlight the stark differences between the two Korean states…

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Region: Asia

June 27, 2024

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