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June 22, 2005

Capital Flows
The joys of being a creditor nation

China is on track to add between $250 and $300 billion to its reserves this year. That is a lot of money. Enough to have an impact on global bond markets. Enough to buy several oil companies. As…

April 1, 2010

South Korea
Carbon Capture and Storage Ramps Up in the United States and South Korea

Jill Kosch O’Donnell is a former Junior Associate of The Asia Foundation and writer in Washington, DC. Demonstration projects now underway in the United States and South Korea to capture CO2 emissio…

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)

January 25, 2010

South Korea
South Korea’s Role in Promoting the Nuclear Renaissance

South Korea’s surprising success last December against more experienced competitors in winning a bid to produce nuclear reactors in the U.A.E. has had a powerful ripple effect, boosting Korean hopes …

December 17, 2010

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Friday File: The New START End Game

Above the Fold. It’s fish or cut bait time on the New START Treaty.  All signs point to a vote by next Wednesday.  Based on the strong vote this week to start the debate, supporters are optimistic…

Friday File: The New START End Game

April 18, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyberspy vs. Cyberspy

A work station is pictured at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia …

Cyberspy vs. Cyberspy

June 20, 2011

Defense and Security
Congress Barking, Not Biting, on War Powers

The U.S. Capitol Dome is pictured behind a cherry blossom tree. (Hyungwon Kang/courtesy Reuters) Debate over Libya and the War Powers Resolution heated up over the weekend. The New York Times report…

The U.S. Capitol Dome is pictured behind a cherry blossom tree in Washington.

October 14, 2011

United States
You Might Have Missed: Assassination Plot, Drone Virus, and the Syrian Uprising

U.S. Department of Homeland Security analysts work at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Virginia, on May 10, 2010 (Hyungwon Kang/Courtesy Reuters). - Unite…

U.S. Department of Homeland Security analysts work at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Virginia, on May 10, 2010 (Hyungwon Kang/Courtesy Reuters).

February 25, 2013

Politics and Government
Hello, Park Geun-hye: President of South Korea

Glass ceilings are made to be broken. And today Park Geun-hye smashed one when she became the first woman to be sworn in as president of South Korea. Park defeated her left-of-center opponent, Moon J…

South Korea's new president Park Geun-hye salutes the national flag during her inauguration (Lee Jae-Won/Courtesy Reuters).

October 16, 2012

China
The Underground Railroad from North Korea to Freedom

Former deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal Melanie Kirkpatrick has written a compelling book describing the tortuous path North Koreans must undertake across China to freedom in South Korea and …

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December 30, 2013

China
Abe’s Yasukuni Visit: The Consequences?

On December 26, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an official visit to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, drawing harsh criticism from Japan’s neighbors and a public rebuke from the U.S. Embassy in Toky…

Japan's PM Abe is led by a Shinto priest as he visits Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo