Shortly before the 8th Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire, North Korea conducted its second successful satellite launch. [Read More]
For decades, North Korea ran a top-secret project to kidnap ordinary people from Japan, reeducate them, and turn them into international spies. [Read More]
Happy Lunar New Year from KEI! [Read More]
Author Robert Boynton discusses his new book on North Korea’s plan to turn Japanese abductees into spies and the lives that were ruined. [Read More]
It is with heartfelt sadness that KEI notes the passing of Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth. [Read More]
 

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February 08, 2016

On January 27, KEI's director of academic affairs and research, Kyle Ferrier, judged a debate among Nuclear Policy Leadership Initiative PATH Fellows at the US-Korea Institute at the...

February 08, 2016

On February 6, BBC's Chinese service published a story about Robert Boynton and his recent presentation at KEI. Boynton, author of the new book "The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story...

February 08, 2016

On February 3, VOA's Chinese service posted an article on North Korea's declining trade with China. In the piece, they quoted KEI senior director Troy Stangarone, who explained some of the...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

February 07, 2016

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January 28, 2016

Every year on January 13, the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) sponsors a luncheon in Washington, DC to mark Korean American Day and recognize the local and national Korean American...

January 22, 2016
With Washington DC stuck in a snowstorm, please enjoy this episode of Korean Kontext originally published in 2012.  

B.R. Myers is the author of “The Cleanest Race” and regular...

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The Peninsula Blog

February 08, 2016

By Seho Park On February 8, South Korea will celebrate Lunar New Year, called Seollal in Korean. Most Koreans get three days of vacation for the occasion, which is one of the most important annual...

February 07, 2016

By Troy Stangarone After moving up its launch window, North Korea again violated previous UN Security Council resolutions by conducting a long-range rocket launch as part of a mission to put its...

February 07, 2016

Shortly before the 8th Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire North Korea conducted its second successful satellite launch. North Korea was also topic of discussion at the 5th Democratic...

February 02, 2016

By Nicholas Hamisevicz The new year did not start off well for inter-Korean relations. The momentum was already moving in the wrong direction after a disappointing December. North Korea’s fourth...

 

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