While at times used interchangeably, preemptive military action and preventative military action are actually quite different. In many ways the key differences between a preemptive and preventative... [Read More]
To catch up on the latest developments from the Korean Peninsula and try to make sense of some of the rhetoric that has been coming out of the Trump Administration, three members of the KEI staff sat... [Read More]
Although tensions with North Korea seem to have eased during the past few days with statements by Secretary of State Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Mattis emphasizing diplomacy over military... [Read More]
Kakao Bank launched its internet-only banking service on Thursday, July 27, meeting unprecedented enthusiasm from Korean users. Within first 8 hours of its unveiling, customers created more than 100,... [Read More]
The 2017 Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Studies, a compilation of academic papers sponsored by KEI, is now available for download on our website. [Read More]
 

Spotlight (KEI News)

August 21, 2017

An August 21 article by Joongang Ilbo featured multiple Korean policy experts, and included quotes by KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone and KEI non-resident fellow William Brown. The article can...

August 21, 2017

An August 21 article by CNBC quoted KEI Senior Director Troy Stangarone. The article was about the recent US-South Korea military drills and tensions with North Korea. The original article can be...

August 21, 2017

In an August 20 article about the renegotiation process of KORUS, Asia Today mentioned KEI's Opinion Leaders Seminar program. The original article can be read...

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Korea Kontext Podcasts

August 17, 2017

In this episode, we spoke with Kevin O'Donnell, who, after decades on a private sector career path, became the first-ever Peace Corps country director for South Korea, followed by a term as...

August 10, 2017

The last month has seen two North Korean ICBM tests, a new round of UN sanctions, and threats exchanged between Washington and Pyongyang. To catch up on the latest developments from the Korean...

August 04, 2017

After more than a decade as the number three sender of foreign students to the United States, last year South Korea dropped to number four, after several years of declining enrollments. Why, after...

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The Peninsula Blog

August 21, 2017

Much has changed since President Trump first raised his concerns about the KORUS FTA,

August 16, 2017

Scandals have led to a pushback against Korean franchises.

August 15, 2017

While at times used interchangeably, preemptive military action and preventative military action are actually quite different.

August 14, 2017

Although tensions with North Korea seem to have eased during the past few days, there is urgency to the question, “What will happen next?”

 

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