A poll conducted by Korea Gallup in 2015 indicated that 70 percent of South Koreans believed that a terrorist attack similar to the attack in Paris last November could occur within South Korea’s... [Read More]
North Korea’s diplomatic track record and recent provocations may jeopardize their participation in the 2018 Games. [Read More]
Ghosts and goblins are everywhere in Korean folktales, causing havoc for people through their antics. Equally common are the shamans who act as intermediaries, helping offer solutions to life's... [Read More]
Earlier this year North Korea made headlines when a state-run tourism website endorsed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. [Read More]
Watch our discussion with former Chairman of the National Defense Committee Hwang Jinha and former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Buck McKeon on the Security Situation of the Korean... [Read More]
 

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August 18, 2016

Borderless News Online ran a story on August 15 about North Korea's Olympic athletes that included several quotes from KEI Director of Communications Jenna Gibson. The story also linked to a...

August 18, 2016

On August 3, The Diplomat published an article by KEI Director of Communications Jenna Gibson, The article, which was entitlted "Is China Already Taking Revenge for THAAD?" discussed the...

July 14, 2016

KEI Vice President Mark Tokola was recently published in The Korea Times. Tokola, who served in the U.S. foreign service in both Seoul and London, wrote an editorial on Brexit and its potential...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

August 19, 2016
Ghosts and goblins are everywhere in Korean folktales, causing havoc for people through their antics. Equally common are the shamans who act as intermediaries, helping offer solutions to life's...
August 11, 2016
For many years, South Korea has been a homogeneous country. But with more foreigners coming to live in Korea, that is starting to change. In fact, the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs...
August 05, 2016
In early July, the United States and South Korea announced that they had come to an agreement to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system near the city of Seongju. This...
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The Peninsula Blog

August 23, 2016

By Juni Kim In light of recent terrorist incidents that have spread across the globe, South Koreans have voiced concerns about global terrorism possibly reaching their shores. A poll conducted by...

August 19, 2016

By Juni Kim In a year marked by turbulent Korean relations, the Rio Games provided the backdrop for two modest moments of North-South reconciliation. South Korean gymnast Lee Eun-ju posed with her...

August 18, 2016

By Juni Kim North Korea watchers have been busy for the last few days thanks to the high-profile defection of DPRK’s second-in-command in London, Thae Yong-Ho. While information will continue to...

August 15, 2016

By Kyle Ferrier Earlier this year North Korea made headlines when a state-run tourism website endorsed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump only a few weeks after the billionaire stated he...

 

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