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China, Japan, and South Korea are dependent on fossil fuels. This reliance perpetuates vulnerabilities to energy supply, incites resource competition, and exposes each country to fossil energy market volatility. Although…

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Region: Asia

February 15, 2012

In the last year, South Korea has won a number of contracts for foreign nuclear sales against stiff competition from traditional nuclear suppliers, putting it on the path towards becoming…

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Region: Asia

While the initial focus may be on the humanitarian and safety needs of Japan after the Fukushima nuclear accident, South Korea has a major stake in the future of nuclear…

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Region: Asia

January 20, 2012

On November 2-6, KEI President Jack Pritchard and KEI Director Nicole Finneman visited Pyongyang to discuss with North Korean officials the current state of North Korea’s foreign relations and gain…

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Region: Asia

January 20, 2012

South Korea’s nuclear energy industry has for decades been facilitated through close cooperation with counterparts in the United States under what is known as a “123 Agreement”.  Today South Korea’s…

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Region: Asia

March 12, 2013

Preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons has emerged to be one of the key foreign policy priorities of the Obama administration. Despite efforts among Western powers to form a united…

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Region: Asia

March 26, 2012

The recent crisis in the Middle East raises questions about the impact it may have on energy access for the world. Faith Birol, the current head of the International Energy Agency, said that the Israel-Hamas war is “definitely not good news” for oil prices. Similarly, on October 30 the World Bank warned that oil prices…

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Region: Asia

November 3, 2023

A video version of the 10 Issues to Watch for on the Korean Peninsula in 2023 with the blog's authors is available on KEI's YouTube channel. The most significant event to impact the Korean Peninsula in 2022 was Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As in much of the world, the war had the effect of furthering…

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This is the ninth piece in a series looking at how the issues identified in KEI’s annual “10 Issues to Watch for on the Korean Peninsula” series and other issues of note developed in 2022. The original “10 Issues” piece can be found here. Shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, South Korea announced that it would…

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Region: Europe, Asia

January 4, 2023

President Yoon Suk Yeol announced on July 5 that South Korea will expand its nuclear energy production to more than 30% of total electricity creation by 2030 from the current level of 27.4%. This is part of a broader plan to use nuclear, hydrogen, and renewable sources of energy to decrease fossil fuels as a…

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July 9, 2022

Please join KEI for a conversation with Markus Garlauskas and Axel Catellier on the factors driving South Korea’s recent military force development.

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Region: Asia

May 18, 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

Please join KEI for a discussion with three emerging experts on how South Korea can adopt a principled middle power agenda.

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October 7, 2021

Please join KEI for a discussion with Seoul National University Professor Chung Jae Ho on why the ROK-PRC relationship faces such headwinds and its implications for the ongoing U.S.-China competition.

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Region: Asia

September 23, 2021

Please join KEI for a conversation Mr. Kim Won-soo on the historical importance of two countries joining the UN, South Korea’s contribution to multilateral institutions, and the role of the UN in diplomacy with North Korea.

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Region: Asia

September 9, 2021