South Korea: Stuck in the 20th Century?

South Korea is at the cutting edge of global technology. It is one of the most wired countries, and its biggest cities have the fastest Internet connections in the world. Whether it’s cell phones or genetic engineering, Korean scientists and companies set the pace. Korean culture, too, is thoroughly up to date, from K-pop sensations like Rain to blockbuster movies like “Old Boy”. In many...
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2011 Archives

  “The New Chicken Littles,” World Beat, December 13, 2011 “Appeasement Complex,” World Beat, December 6, 2011″ “Occupy Foreign Affairs,” World Beat, November 29, 2011 “Droning On,” World Beat, November 22, 2011 “Pacific Pivot or APEC Misstep?” Inter Press Service, November 16, 2011 “Is Europe Over?” World...
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2010 Archives

  “The Baby Trade,” World Beat, December 21, 2010 “South Korea: Seeking Reunification by Live Fire?” Focal Points, December 20, 2010 “Lighting the Terrorist Fuse,” World Beat, December 14, 2010 “Transparency Fundamentalists,” World Beat, December 7, 2010 “China: Already on Top?” World Beat, November 23, 2010 “Cruising...
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2009 Archives

  “An Arms Race in Northeast Asia?” Asian Perspective, Winter 2009 “China’s Military Spending: Soft Rise or Hard Threat?” Asian Perspective, Winter 2009 “Bye Bye Dubai,” Providence Journal, December 31, 2009 “The Art of Extraction,” Foreign Policy In Focus, December 23, 2009 “A New START?” World Beat, December 22,...
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2008 Archives

  “Detractors of Hillary,” World Beat, December 23, 2008 “China/US: Rivals, Partners in Asia,” Inter Press Service, December 17, 2008 “No More Axes,” World Beat, December 16, 2008 “Review: Joschka Fischer and the Making of the Berlin Republic,” Foreign Policy In Focus “Speak Memory,” World Beat, December 9, 2008 “Bomb...
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2007 Archives

  “Spreading the Word,” Foreign Policy In Focus, December 19, 2007 “Take the Plunge,” World Beat, December 17, 2007 “A Return to Diversity in the Balkans?” The American Prospect, December 13, 2007 “The Paradox of East Asian Peace,” Foreign Policy In Focus, December 13, 2007 “Eighth Circle of Hell,” World Beat, December 3,...
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