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Join us for a panel discussion on the foreign policy, trade, and many other aspects of the alliance that bind the United States and the Republic of Korea.

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Region: Asia

February 4, 2021
Mark Tokola, Jennifer Brannan, Sung-hoon Park

Join us for a conversation with distinguished speakers from United States Department of State, Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the United States, and the Korean Economic Institute

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January 28, 2021
Troy Stangarone, Marc Knapper, Bob Rolfe, YoungJae Kim

Join KEI and Asia Foundation for a discussion on North Korean refugee entrepreneurs and their experiences and challenges.

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Region: Asia
Topic: Inter-Korean, Human Rights, South Korea

January 21, 2021

The Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI), with the generous support of the Korea Foundation, organized six “Vision Group” roundtable conversations with leading American scholars and commentators to discuss the…

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Region: Asia, North America

January 11, 2021

The Moon administration in South Korea has implemented rapid changes to accelerate the decarbonization of the energy sector. While seeking to embrace renewables, Seoul has been relying on the bridging…

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Region: Asia

North Korea’s ballistic missile program has long been a concern for the United States, South Korea, and Japan. Foreign researchers have increasingly leveraged advanced open source intelligence technology and cooperated…

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Region: Asia

At the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI), we foster connections to advance United States-Republic of Korea ties. Through bringing together people with an interest in topics of importance to…

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Region: Asia

June 24, 2020

You’ve probably heard the Korean War referred to as an unfinished conflict – but that’s not just a reference to the frozen war on the Peninsula. The sudden outbreak of…

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Region: Asia

August 7, 2020

We often talk about whether the sanctions against North Korea are working. And we have spoken occasionally on this very podcast about the ways North Korea also cheats and gets…

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Region: Asia

July 31, 2020

North Korea is putting on a tough face as the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic. Authorities in Pyongyang continue to reassure the rest of the world that nothing is wrong…

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Region: Asia

Looking back on the Korean War, one might assume that the outbreak of a violent conflict that killed millions of people would preclude the possibility of a peaceful resolution of…

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Region: Asia

July 10, 2020

What Happened Bullying allegations came out against four professional volleyball players in South Korea, two of whom helped the South Korean women's team qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Currently, these players are  suspended from their teams. The Korea Volleyball Association (KVA) has also banned them from the national team until further notice. While this decision…

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Region: Asia

March 8, 2021

It is the job of every foreign ministry to advance the interests of its country. But how, precisely? Biden’s first foreign policy speech stressed basic principles, and focused in no small measure on democratic values and restoring American presence on the world stage. This focus mirrored themes Biden raised in his campaign, to be sure.…

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Region: Asia, North America

March 5, 2021

What Happened There is speculation in South Korea that the Biden administration will strengthen ties between democratic countries to affect U.S. engagement with China. While Seoul has been hesitant to make any moves that might provoke China, former ROK ambassador to the United States Yang Sung-chul noted that the forum can be a means to advance South Korea’s own…

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Region: Asia

March 4, 2021

What Happened A record number of retail investors - over 2 million - are expected to attend Samsung Electronics’ virtual shareholder meeting in March. A growing number of domestic retail investors have been purchasing Samsung stocks, leading to its value doubling since March 2020. Retail investors make up 99.6% of Samsung Electronics’ shareholders but they only control 6.48% of the company’s…

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Region: Asia

March 1, 2021