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The upcoming G-20 Leaders’ Summit, which will be held in Seoul on 11–12 November is of critical importance to the global economy as the world looks for guidance amid continued global economic...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 6:29pm
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As actors dwarfed in size by China and Japan, and reliant on a regional balance of power for security, Korea and ASEAN have parallel economic and security interests that can be developed in a...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 6:27pm
Author(s): David Arase
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The United States, Russia, and China have cooperated to help deter North Korea from again invading the South and thus preventing Korean tensions to become a devastating hot war. While their interests...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 6:25pm
Author(s): Doug J. Kim
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Security cooperation in East Asia lags behind other forms of regional coopera- tion. The relationship among China, Japan, and the United States—the most powerful security actors in the region—...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 6:22pm
Author(s): Andrew L. Oros
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  During the two-year period since the outbreak in August 2007 of the U.S. subprime crisis, Korea has felt its severe effects: Korea’s economy contracted sharply and experienced a...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Park Yung-chul
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  During the past decade, the United States and Korea have pursued free trade agreements (FTAs) with a number of bilateral trading partners. For the United States, the Korea-U.S. (KORUS) FTA...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Jeffrey J. Schott
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  There is certainly a place for regionalism in Northeast Asia.1 It already exists in various amorphous ways, but regional identity is relatively weak in Northeast Asia, and for this and other...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): James L. Schoff
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  The rise of China means that the regional (not global) power structure is shifting from unipolarity to bipolarity. Whether this is a positive or negative development depends on a particular...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Denny Roy
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What impact will a rising China have on the North Pacific security environment? A close examination of recent developments in Beijing’s approach to dealing with North Korea yields insights into...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): John S. Park
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  The dramatic events of recent months—and, above all, North Korea’s second nuclear test and long-range missile launch—demonstrated once again that the Barack Obama...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Andrei Lankov
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  In the spring of 2009, North Korea’s second nuclear test, its long-range missile tests, and its provocative rhetoric once again threatened stability in Northeast Asia. Once again,...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): David C. Kang
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  Two years and nine months have passed since Korea and the United States put their signatures on the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA). Nei- ther Korea nor the United States has yet...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Choi Byung-il
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  The last two years have seen a series of changes affecting regionalism in North- east Asia. One category of changes has been the crises in the areas of economy and security. The first crisis...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Park Jehoon
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  The three major economies in Northeast Asia have not escaped damage from the Atlantic-centered financial crisis and Great Recession. Japan has suffered the most in terms of employment and...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Tom Byrne
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  The relationship between the United States and the Republic of Korea is unique; the challenges it faces are not. Next-generation views of the ties between Seoul and Washington do not...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
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  North Korean questions can be examined from both traditional and nontraditional security perspectives. North Korea’s use of resources to maintain a large conventional military force...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Lee Shin-wha
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  According to its writers, the hit 1990s television show Seinfeld was guided by the notion that, unlike other sitcoms, it was going to be a show about nothing and where there would be “...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Michael Schiffer
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  As the U.S. economic crisis was just getting off the ground, many analysts claimed Asia would be relatively immune to the impact because its economies had “decoupled” from the...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): Richard Katz
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  Security relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea, like those of any other two closely entwined neighbors, glisten with the multiple facets of complexity. A number of structural...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): T.J. Pempel
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  Given the growing importance of East Asia to global stability and prosperity, sustaining the five U.S. treaty alliances in the region—Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, Thailand...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:55pm
Author(s): James Przystup
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