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As disruptions in supply chains continue, what practical steps can the U.S. and Korea take to strengthen supply chains against future crises?

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October 26, 2021

A discussion on the summit outcomes and what they might mean for U.S.-Korea relations in the final year of President Moon’s term in office.

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May 18, 2021

This week, Congress introduced 2 articles of impeachment against President Trump. One for abuse of power and one for obstruction of Congress. The ongoing confrontation between the White House and…

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Region: North America

December 13, 2019

The ongoing confrontation between the White House and U.S. Congress will likely engross President Donald Trump’s political attention in the months ahead. Given his central role in executing highly delicate…

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Region: North America
Topic: Inter-Korean

December 10, 2019

What does it mean to be Korean? Is a person's Korean identity contingent on their birth on the Korean Peninsula, their parents’ ethnicity, or their ability to speak Korean?  100…

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Region: North America

November 22, 2019

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

KEI’s 2021 Report on American Attitudes on the U.S.-ROK Alliance and North Korea Policy summarizes results from a survey commissioned by KEI and conducted by YouGov on May 6th to…

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Region: North America

May 21, 2021

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

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: North America, Asia

January 11, 2021

Commentators have pointed to the “Trump Effect” for falling international student enrollment in the U.S. higher education sector. When taking a closer look at student mobility trends from South Korea,…

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Region: North America

October 21, 2020

By Troy Stangarone On the morning of June 25, 1950 the sound of exploding shells awoke Koreans and U.S. troops alike in the city of Kaesong. With the sound of those early morning explosions, the lives of more than 300,000 soldiers from the United States and countless Koreans would be changed forever. Many who would…

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Region: North America

June 7, 2012

Korean Kontext host Chad 0'Carroll recently had the chance to speak with actor Steven Yeun, who plays Glenn on AMC’s The Walking Dead. The interview took a look into Steven’s growing career, his influences and inspirations, and his experiences as a Korean-American actor in the American entertainment world, among other things. To hear the full…

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Region: North America

April 30, 2012

By Jack Pritchard On Wednesday, April 25, 2012  Private Richard Erwin Clapp was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Private Clapp was like so many young Americans who knew nothing about the people of South Korea, but choose any way to enlist in the Army and fight for their freedom.…

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Region: North America

April 25, 2012

At Korean American Day on January 13, the Korea Economic Institute had the opportunity of catching up with legendary actor Daniel Dae Kim for a conversation about his career, interests, and life as a Korean-American. The conversation was originally recorded as a podcast (which you can download from our Korean Kontext podcast page) , but…

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Region: North America

January 27, 2012