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South Korea Aims for Environmental Leadership Through Green Free Trade Agreements
April 02, 2020

South Korea Aims for Environmental Leadership Through Green Free Trade Agreements

By Annie Young Song
Environmental chapters in South Korea’s FTAs represent a way of demonstrating environmental leadership at low costs – a strategy that could be replicated in other emerging economies.

Elections in the Time of COVID-19
April 02, 2020

Elections in the Time of COVID-19

By Jenna Gibson
South Korea’s ruling party hopes to maintain its control of the legislature in upcoming election.
South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’
April 01, 2020

South Korean Cobbler Hopes Donation Gives ‘Strength and Courage’

By Associated Press
A Korean man aims to donate land, worth up to $570,000, to the local government to help support those suffering economic difficulties because of the pandemic.

The US and South Korea Need a Stopgap SMA
April 01, 2020

The US and South Korea Need a Stopgap SMA

By Troy Stangarone
The ongoing nature of the coronavirus crisis merits a rethink to both countries' approaches to the SMA talks.

US Approves Sale of F-16 Upgrades for South Korean Air Force
March 31, 2020

US Approves Sale of F-16 Upgrades for South Korean Air Force

By Ankit Panda
The proposed sale has a value of $194 million.

A Democratic Response to Coronavirus: Lessons From South Korea
March 30, 2020

A Democratic Response to Coronavirus: Lessons From South Korea

By Eun A Jo
South Korea’s success thus far isn’t just due to its government. The public itself has been a crucial part of the story.

Globalizing the Korean Concert Industry
March 28, 2020

Globalizing the Korean Concert Industry

By Layne Vandenberg
The Korean music industry has evolved from an afterthought to a staple destination for Western artists.
US-Korea Alliance Diplomacy in the Shadow of COVID-19
March 28, 2020

US-Korea Alliance Diplomacy in the Shadow of COVID-19

By Clint Work
COVID-19 has disrupted or complicated already contentious cost-sharing talks in more ways than one. 

South Korea Commemorates 10 Years Since Sinking of Cheonan
March 27, 2020

South Korea Commemorates 10 Years Since Sinking of Cheonan

By Ankit Panda
2010 marked one of the most dangerous years on the Korean Peninsula in recent history.

South Korea: The Politics of COVID-19
March 26, 2020

South Korea: The Politics of COVID-19

By Timothy S. Rich et al
As an election looms, a survey finds that respondents’ political affiliations predicts their satisfaction with the government’s pandemic response.

Telegram Sex Slave Video Scandal Hits South Korea
March 23, 2020

Telegram Sex Slave Video Scandal Hits South Korea

By Tae-jun Kang
Yet another disturbing example of “rape culture” in South Korea has the public demanding government action.
South Korea Braces for Global Recession
March 19, 2020

South Korea Braces for Global Recession

By Troy Stangarone
Seoul is preparing a stronger fiscal stimulus to deal with the economic shocks caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

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