While early signs seem to indicate that these sanctions are putting a dent in North Korea's trade with other countries, it remains to be seen whether they will have a real impact on the DPRK... [Read More]
With Ahn Cheol-soo's resignation, the People's Party is in crisis. Read our new analysis here. [Read More]
Check out the video of our discussion with Dr. Alon Levkowitz of Bar-Ilan University on Seoul's strategy in the Middle East. [Read More]
The Brexit decision marks a historic turning point that will have ramifications from inside the UK, to the EU, and to the rest of the world, including the United States and the Republic of Korea. [Read More]
The video recording of our recent event on North Korea sanctions is now available. [Read More]
 

Spotlight (KEI News)

June 29, 2016

Korea's Maekyung newspaper covered KEI's recent event on South Korean outreach to the Middle East. The article, which can be ...

June 23, 2016

June 14, 2016 | Washington, DC  

On June 14, 2016, the Korea Economic Institute of America hosted Randall Jones of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...

June 10, 2016

On June 9, Radio Free Asia Korean Service published a story about KEI's recent blog, "And Then There Were Two: What Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have said about Korea." The blog...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

July 01, 2016
After North Korea launched its fourth nuclear test in January 2016, an outraged international community once again cracked down, passing tough sanctions both at the UN and domestic levels. While...
June 27, 2016
In May 2016, Park Geun Hye became the first South Korean president to visit the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia. This trip, which also included stops in Uganda and Kenya, has been hailed as...
June 16, 2016
This week, we have a very special guest who flew in from Paris to talk about Korea's economy. Dr. Randall Jones is head of the Japan/Korea Desk at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and...
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The Peninsula Blog

June 30, 2016

By Thomas Lee In the wake of the 20th legislative elections on April 13th, the Minjoo Party edged out the conservative Saenuri Party to win the slimmest possible majority of one. This has been hailed...

June 29, 2016

By Kyle Ferrier The result of last week’s referendum in the UK to leave the EU was an unwelcomed surprise for global financial markets. Last Friday, the day the final outcome was disclosed, the pound...

June 28, 2016

KEI Communications Director Jenna Gibson, host of Korean Kontext, recently interviewed Valerie Dabady Liverani, manager of the Resource Mobilization and External Finance Department at the African...

June 24, 2016

By Mark Tokola To be clear, the United Kingdom has not yet left the European Union.  The June 23 referendum in the UK was an expression of the will of the people (by a majority of 52 percent to 48)...

 

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