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  On 1 April 2007 Korea and the United States finally completed their year-long negotiations to conclude the Korea- U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA), which was then signed by the...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Lee Jaemin
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  On 30 June 2007, U.S. and South Korean trade officials signed the U.S.- Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA). The two countries reached the agreement after 10 months of very tense...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
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  President Lee Myung-bak won a landslide victory in 2007. His popularity before the election was obvious, and it came as a surprise to almost no one that he won by the largest margin since...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
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  Korea and Japan are two key allies of the United States in East Asia. These two countries are “window models” of postwar democratization and economic advancement in a free world...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Park Cheol-hee
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  On 19 October 1983 in Kim Jong-il’s office at the Central Party Building in Pyongyang, a private conversation took place between Kim and two South Korean filmmakers: director Shin Sang...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Kim Suk-young
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  The world can only hope the recent U.S.-North Korean bilateral discussions will revive the six-power talks and lead to Pyongyang’s renunciation of its nuclear weapons ambitions. Hope,...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
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  This paper builds on Kiyota and Stern (2007), in which we analyzed the economic effects of a U.S.-Korea free trade agreement (KORUSFTA). In Section II, we review the objectives and main...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
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  The security alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK) is the foundation for the architecture of strategic stability in Northeast Asia that has endured for more than...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Daniel Sneider
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  The Cold War in Northeast Asia became irreversible with the outbreak of the Korean War on 25 June 1950. Over the decades partial steps were taken to end it: rapprochement with Beijing in...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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  On 21 June 2005 the flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam flew outside of Blair House, across the street from the White House. Standing still on a windless day, the single-star banner...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Scott Rembrandt
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  Growing up as a Korean-American, I was often asked, “Where are you from?” This question became a kind of standard line that opened or punctuated many first encounters. Sometimes...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
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  In less than a year, the fate of the six-party talks has swung around from the lowest ebb when North Korea conducted its nuclear test to the current high point where the disabling process is...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Lee Jung-hoon
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  It may be premature right now to talk about post–free trade agreement (FTA) relations between the United States and Korea. The U.S.-Korea FTA still has some way to go before it becomes...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Mo Jongryn
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  The past decade in the Korea-U.S. alliance relationship has not been smooth. Since the late 1990s, Koreans have been raising issues related to the past or current actions of the U.S. Army,...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Lee Sook-Jong
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The history of the first of North Korea’s nuclear proliferation crises has received considerable attention and analysis. The regional implications of a nuclear North Korea were signaled clearly...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Scott Snyder
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The North Korean Nuclear Program and Peace Process: Past, Present, and Future
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Kim Byungki
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As the reigning consensus has it, the U.S.-ROK alliance is one of the most successful of its kind in history. The alliance not only succeeded in defending South Korea from North Korean aggression for...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Hahm Chaibong
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  Economic relations between North Korea and South Korea broke major new ground in 2005. Inter-Korean trade increased by more than 50 percent over the previous year and exceeded $1 billion for...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Lim Wonhyuk
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  The year 2006 witnessed increasing concern among both Americans and South Koreans that their alliance of more than 50 years might be in jeopardy. Differences between the two governments over...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): David Straub
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Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy in Declining Centrally Planned Economies and in Early Transition Economies: Some Observations of North Korea
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Bernhard Seliger
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