South Korea

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South Korea, Poland, and Turkey: Three Emerging Market Success Stories Look to Sustain Their Growth

Speakers: Steven A. Cook, Marcus Noland, and Mitchell Orenstein
Presider: Gideon Rose

Emerging economies have boomed over the past decade, but many have recently seen their currencies come under pressure. With a potential currency crisis looming, CFR's Steven Cook, Marcus Noland of the Petersen Institute for International Economics, and Mitchell Orenstein of Northeastern University take an in-depth look at three emerging market success stories in a conversation with Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose.

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Media Conference Call: Global Korea

Speakers: Scott A. Snyder, Balbina Y. Hwang, and Terence Roehrig

Authors of the new CFR ebook Global Korea: South Korea's Contributions to International Security will discuss the ways South Korea is becoming a more active contributor to international security by participating in peacekeeping, antipiracy, postconflict stabilization, counterproliferation, and other activities.

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Inside Korea (Audio)

Speakers: Hyun In-taek and Kim Tae-young
Presider: Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard

Hyun In-taek and Kim Tae-young discuss their experiences managing crises on the Korean peninsula in 2010 and their policy recommendations for future U.S.-ROK cooperation.

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North Korea After Kim Jong-il

Speakers: Scott A. Snyder and Paul B. Stares
Presider: Anya Schmemann

The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il has raised serious concerns over the future of the country and stability in the Korean peninsula. His son Kim Jong-un is now expected to take over the helm of the nuclear-armed Communist country, one of the most closed-off societies in the world. While some experts believe the country might see some reform in the period after Kim, others see little hope for change, especially in the ongoing effort to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons.

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U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (Audio)

Speakers: Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard, Evans J.R. Revere, and Scott A. Snyder
Introductory Speaker: Anya Schmemann
Presider: David E. Sanger

Members of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula discuss the findings and recommendations of the report.

This Task Force is made possible in part by generous support from the Korea Foundation.

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U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (Audio)

Speakers: Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard, John Tilelli Jr., and Scott A. Snyder
Introductory Speaker: Anya Schmemann
Presider: John C. Bussey

Members of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula discuss the findings and recommendations of the report.

This Task Force is made possible in part by generous support from the Korea Foundation.

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China's Rise and the Two Koreas

Author: Scott A. Snyder

With China now South Korea's number-one trading partner and destination for foreign investment and tourism, what are the implications for politics and security in East Asia? Scott Snyder explores the transformation of the Sino–South Korean relationship since the early 1990s.

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South Korea, Poland, and Turkey: Three Emerging Market Success Stories Look to Sustain Their Growth

Speaker: Steven A. Cook
Speaker: Marcus Noland
Speaker: Mitchell Orenstein
Presider: Gideon Rose

Emerging economies have boomed over the past decade, but many have recently seen their currencies come under pressure. With a potential currency crisis looming, CFR's Steven A. Cook, Marcus Noland of the Petersen Institute for International Economics, and Mitchell Orenstein of Northeastern University take an in-depth look at three emerging market success stories in a conversation with Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose.

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Inside Korea

Speaker: Hyun In-taek
Speaker: Kim Tae-young
Presider: Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard

Please join Hyun In-taek and Kim Tae-young to discuss their experiences managing crises on the Korean peninsula in 2010 and their policy recommendations for future U.S.-ROK cooperation.

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