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Korea is a relative newcomer to the negotiation of bilateral FTAs, concluding its first agreement with Chile only in 2003. Prior to engaging in bilateral FTAs, Korea emphasized the multilateral...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
U.S. President Obama and South Korean President Lee held their third summit meeting on November 19 in Seoul. Thousands of Koreans lined the streets of downtown Seoul to welcome Obama on his...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
U.S. citizens from many walks of life had the unusual opportunity in early September to hear from and interact with the two ambassadors responsible for maintaining the critical U.S.-Korea ...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Greg Scarlatoiu
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
August 2009 saw an abrupt “about-face” in North-South relations on the Korean peninsula. The month began with former president Bill Clinton’s historic meeting with Chairman Kim...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Julia B. Cunico
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
It seems that Kim Jong-il’s health, perhaps North Korea’s most closely guarded secret, is on everyone’s minds these days. Rumors of Kim’s ailments are growing in their...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Nicole Finnemann
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
For the first time in a decade the leaders of the United States and Korea held an amiable summit meeting. The meetings between presidents Clinton and Kim Dae-jung were cordial, as they ...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
They Did What?!  On the morning of May 25, after giving the U.S. government one hour’s notice, North Korea detonated a nuclear device underground at the same northeast site of its now...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Nicole Finnemann
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
Korea’s economy has been deteriorating more rapidly than previously expected. The nation saw its first negative growth in more than 10 years in the fourth quarter of 2008, and export...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Florence Lowe-Lee
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s choice of Asia as the destination for her inaugural tour gave recognition to the significance of U.S. alliances and strategic interests in the...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Nicole Finnemann
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
As it focused on rapid industrialization and accelerated economic growth, Korea had little leisure to worry about environmentally sustainable growth, with severe consequences: Korea is one of...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Greg Scarlatoiu
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
  What Happened    On April 5, North Korea delivered on a North Korean promise. It launched a long range missile, also known as a Taepo-dong 2, a 3-stage rocket, in the direction...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Nicole Finnemann
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
  Eyes and ears were on Beijing earlier this month, as the chief negotiators from China, North Korea, Russia, Japan, South Korea, and the United States met in Beijing for a round of the Six...
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Nicole Finnemann
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May 25 2011 - 16:03
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