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The world has witnessed significant changes in its economic and strategic landscape since the Cold War era. In today’s multipolar system, states have a variety of partners that they can choose...
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 3:04pm
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East Asia has been the fastest growing area in the world in recent decades. Starting with Japan in the 1950s, East Asian countries have consecutively taken part in the global economic system and have...
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
Author(s): Tu Xinquan
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East Asian economic integration has rapidly advanced through several mechanisms: the economic dialogue in APEC and ASEAN+3, financial cooperation via the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization (...
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:12pm
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This is the full PDF of the 2015 edition of Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Studies. Please click here to download the individual chapters included in this publication.   At the Korea Economic...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:27pm
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For a variety of reasons, North Korea at times behaves in a provocative fashion. This chapter starts with a discussion of the concept of provocation and its nature. A careful exploration of North...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:17pm
Author(s): Cheng Xiaohe
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This chapter is about how Japan prepares to respond to provocations from North Korea. As background factors, we need to consider how Japan is altering its security policy, how it is assessing the...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:15pm
Author(s): Ohara Bonji
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When speaking to a Korean audience, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) invariably inserts the Korean phrase katchi kapshida ( 같이 갑시다), “we go together,” at some point in his...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:12pm
Author(s): Terence Roehrig
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Despite President Park Geun-hye’s efforts to improve inter-Korean relations, Kim Jongun’s North Korea has never shown any willingness to give up its nuclear ambitions and continuously...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:07pm
Author(s): Hong Kyudok
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Provocations by North Korea can take various forms: weapons tests, acts of direct violence, cyber attacks, threatening force buildups, etc. Individually and as a group, states are debating how they...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 6:02pm
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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Southeast Asia is the region where Japan has been most deeply engaged in the postwar era. Japan has provided over half of its official development assistance (ODA) to the region, accounting in 1960...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 3:05pm
Author(s): Kwak Sungil
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Korea’s Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP), launched in 2004, is a policy-oriented development cooperation program in which Korea shares its development experience and knowledge to support the...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:46pm
Author(s): Lim Wonhyuk
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The states of Southeast Asia are on the front lines of competition not only in regard to the balance of military and political power, as analyzed in Section I, but also with respect to their economic...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:43pm
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North Korea and Russia are seen as posing an increasingly dangerous military threat as we enter 2015, and the responses of other states to them are widely perceived as realist in nature, prioritizing...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:40pm
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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Over the past sixty years, the two Koreas have embarked on completely different paths in almost every respect. One developed into a successful example of democracy with remarkable economic growth,...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 12:39pm
Author(s): Kim Jiyoon
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Over the past sixty years, the two Koreas have embarked on completely different paths in almost every respect. One developed into a successful example of democracy with remarkable economic growth,...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 12:39pm
Author(s): Kim Jiyoon
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Moving from the powerful and abstract construct of ethnic homogeneity as bearing the promise for unification, this chapter instead considers family unity, facilitated by the quotidian and ubiquitous...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 12:35pm
Author(s): Sandra Fahy
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Moving from the powerful and abstract construct of ethnic homogeneity as bearing the promise for unification, this chapter instead considers family unity, facilitated by the quotidian and ubiquitous...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 12:35pm
Author(s): Sandra Fahy
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North Korea is a country easy to approach emotionally. For anyone with even a little twinge of conscience toward human rights, it evokes disgust. For many in South Korea, who recognize that there but...
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 12:28pm
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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“We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies.” The words of the 19thcentury British statesman Lord Palmerstone seem to resonate in 21st-century Asia. For example, China...
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:04pm
Author(s): Park Jin
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Since Kevin Rudd and the Australian Labor Party ended Prime Minister John Howard’s 11 1/2 years in office in late 2007, each new government in Canberra has faced a very similar and rather...
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 6:59pm
Author(s): Malcolm Cook
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