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This paper addresses the U.S.-South Korea alliance in the context of Asia’s evolving security architecture. At the crux of the issue is the Biden administration’s desire to uphold the rules-based…

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May 17, 2021

By Caryn Fisher Although South Korea has been sending children overseas for adoption since 1953, it wasn’t until a 1988 article by Matthew Rothschild, entitled “Babies for Sale: Koreans Make Them, Americans Buy Them,” that the South Korean government and citizens began to second-guess their adoption policies and system. The system itself, which began as…

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February 8, 2012

By Chad 0Carroll Originally known for being a company that sold bargain electronics products, in 1995 Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee ordered his employees to set on fire a mountain of 140,000 mobile phones, fax machines and other electronics in an effort to reform and rejuvenate the company.  Fast forward to 2011, and in the cell phone market…

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October 26, 2011

By Troy Stangarone The arrival of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak seems to have concentrated the minds of Republicans and Democrats in a manner that only imminent default has achieved prior to now. Little more than a week ago, it was uncertain that the long-pending free trade agreements with Korea, Panama, and Colombia would even…

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October 13, 2011

By Amb. Charles (Jack) Pritchard The official State Visit by Republic of Korea President Lee Myung-bak this week marks a true celebration of a remarkable partnership between the United States and the Republic of Korea.  We are all familiar with the origin of the relationship and the amazing success story of Korea’s rise from the…

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October 12, 2011