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Long before BTS and Psy made their debut, a handful of entrepreneurs were laying the foundations for what would become the Korean Wave in the United States. With Korean pop culture…

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Region: North America

January 25, 2019

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

For the latest episode, Korean Kontext spoke to Korean-American actor James Kyson. Having made waves for his performance as Japanese character Ando Masahashi on hit NBC television series “Heroes”, Korean Kontext…

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Region: North America

May 15, 2012

This introduction provides a broader framework for the first four papers in this issue of Korea Policy by examining five distinct ways or areas wherein trade and investment intersect with…

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Region: Asia, North America

January 4, 2024

This paper examines the current evolution of U.S. economic security discourse to demonstrate the implications, challenges, and shortcomings of U.S. economic security tools and the catalyzing impact of technology. While…

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Region: North America

January 4, 2024

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

The world is in a technology revolution surrounding artificial intelligence (AI). Companies are competing to scoop up the best AI talent, and each is looking to be the first to shore up partnerships with the top firms. Among others, Meta with Dell to cooperate on Llama 2; Apple with Google to incorporate their Gemini AI;…

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Region: North America

April 22, 2024

On April 15, the US Department of Commerce awarded $6.4 billion in direct CHIPS Act funding to Samsung Electronics for its operations in Texas. This helps to contribute to the more than $45 billion in total Samsung is injecting across all projects in its new Taylor, Texas chip manufacturing facility and existing facility in Austin.…

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Region: North America

April 17, 2024