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December 8, 2017

South Korea
Korean Won Up, New Taiwan Dollar Flat: An Update on Asian Intervention

Korea didn’t stop the won from appreciating through 1090 (its intervention level in 2016); Taiwan seems to be blocking any move through 30.

Korean Won Up, New Taiwan Dollar Flat: An Update on Asian Intervention

May 22, 2015

North Korea
Human Rights Conditions of Overseas Laborers from North Korea

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB) has released a new report entitled Human Rights and North Korea’s Overseas Laborers: Dilemmas and Policy Challenges, by Yoon Yeosang and Lee S…

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September 23, 2009

International Organizations
Twenty Agendas at G-20, Part II

Leaders attending the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh will seek to forge agreements to buoy a global economic recovery and repair financial imbalances that contributed to the recession.

July 12, 2013

Russia
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of July 12, 2013

Sharone Tobias and Will Piekos look at the top five stories in Asia this week. 1. Cybersecurity the main focus of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, …

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (L) delivers remarks with China's Vice Premier Wang Yang at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at the Treasury Department in Washington on July 10, 2013.

June 28, 2013

South Korea
Nuclear Power in South Korea’s Green Growth Strategy

Introduction Nuclear power has been an important, if understated, aspect of South Korea's National Strategy for Green Growth, a set of policies reflecting the idea that economic growth and environ…

July 12, 2013

The World Next Week: Egypt’s Transition Continues, the UN Security Council Discusses Conflicts in Africa and Protection for Journalists, and North and South Korea Resume Talks

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon has the week off, so my good friend and colleague Stewart Patrick pinch hit in his place. We discussed Egypt’s tumultuous transition, the UN Security Co…

Opponents of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi celebrate in Alexandria on July 7 (Louafi Larbi/Courtesy Reuters).

March 27, 2013

China
South Korea’s Nuclear Debate and the Credibility of U.S. Extended Deterrence

North Korea’s third nuclear test last month unleashed an active South Korean debate on nuclear weapons acquisition along with calls for the reintroduction of U.S. tactical nuclear weapons to deter an…

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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).