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… Continue reading South Korea: Stuck in the 20th Century?

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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 Beat, November 15, 2011 “Trouble in Paradise,” Inter Press Service, November 11, 2011 “Review: The Rise and… Continue reading 2011 Archives

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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 for a Bruising,” World Beat, November 16, 2010 “Tea Party at the Pentagon,” World Beat,… Continue reading 2010 Archives

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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, 2009 “Review: Guardians of the Revolution,” Yes magazine, December 15, 2009 “Exceptional… Continue reading 2009 Archives

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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 India?” World Beat, December 2, 2008 “Tackling the Global Military Industrial… Continue reading 2008 Archives

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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, 2007 “The Shadow of Vietnam,” Internationale Politik, Winter… Continue reading 2007 Archives

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2006 Archives

  “Covering the Mekong,” Foreign Policy In Focus, December 29, 2006 “All Talk,” World Beat, December 18, 2006 “China Nurtures Good Neighbor Policy in Asia,” Inter Press Service, December 14, 2006 “China and the Uses of Uncertainty,” Foreign Policy In Focus, December 13, 2006 “Political Football,” World Beat, December 11, 2006 “China: What’s the Big Mystery?” Foreign Policy In Focus, December… Continue reading 2006 Archives

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2005 Archives

  “To Link or Not to Link: The Human Rights Question in North Korea,” Foreign Policy in Focus, December 19, 2005 “America’s Achilles Heel,” Munhwa Ilbo, December 13, 2005 (Korean and English) Review of Julie Mertus, Bait and Switch, New Politics, Winter 2005 “Chemical Farm,” AlterNet, November 22, 2006 “The End of Anonymity,” ZNet, November 17, 2005 “The Soul of… Continue reading 2005 Archives

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2004 Archives

  “Super-Size Me, Tokyo Style,” Alternet, December 17, 2004 “North Korean Surprises,” Munhwa Ilbo, December 7, 2004 (English and Korean) “Asia Holds the Key to the Future of GM Food,” YaleGlobal Online, December 2, 2004 “U.S.-ROK Relations after the Elections,” ZNet, November 26, 2004 “Election Day Hangover,” Munhwa Ilbo, November 2, 2004, in English and Korean “Untangling the Knot: The… Continue reading 2004 Archives

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2003 Archives

  “Regime Change in North Korea?” ZNet, December 25, 2003 “North Korea: a Different Kind of Regime Change,” Global Beat Syndicate, December 2, 2003 “Two Cheers for Realpolitik,” TomPaine.com, November 24, 2003 “Fields of Battle,” TomPaine.com, October 27, 2003 “The Peculiar Pragmatism of Pyongyang,” The Progressive, October 2003 “What the North Koreans are really after” The American Prospect On-Line, October 23,… Continue reading 2003 Archives

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