Tag Archives: South Korea

The Benefits of the Post-American Order

The most pivotal insight for the post-American world order is that the pursuit of economic self-interest and self-preservation go hand in hand, whether at the national, regional or global level.

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Globalism and the Spirit of Panmunjom

Why the world must hope for a positive continuation of the Korean rapprochement.

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Kim-Moon-Summit: How Samsung Was Key

Nobody should underrate the role played by corruption and the Samsung Group in the sudden moves in both Koreas.

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No Impunity! When Presidents Go to Jail

South Korea’s and Brazil’s former Presidents are being jailed for corruption. South Africa’s ex-leader appears to be next.

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Mapping Social Cohesion in Asia

How does cohesion develop in Asian societies? And which factors determine its strength?

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South Korea: Corruption & Self-Censorship

Press freedom in South Korea is slipping and public perception of corruption is rising.

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South Korea: Moving Up the Global League Table

South Korea’s $1.4 trillion economy was about 52 times larger than North Korea’s in 2014.

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Push for Automation: South Korea Vs. China

China hopes to shift production from low-wage human labor to robots, as South Korea has done.

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Seven Challenges for an Asian Century

To reach its full potential, Asia will need to overcome seven key challenges in the 21st century.

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1970s

What were the 1970s like in China, when even mainstream Western politicians came to call on Mao in Beijing?

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