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Korea Policy Institute

The Korea Policy Institute (KPI) is an independent research and educational institute whose mission is to provide timely analysis of United States policies toward Korea and developments on the Korean peninsula. Please support KPI’s efforts to provide the information and analysis needed to inform a U.S. policy that respects the Korean peoples’ desire for peace, sovereignty, reconciliation, and the reunification of Korea.

Events

Peace With North Korea! Peace In Northeast Asia!

April 28, 2024

Dae-Han Song, Content Team Head of the International Strategy Center and KPI Associate speaking at the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, April 28, 2024.

Common Security in Northeast Asia After April 10 South Korean General Election

 

Thursday, April 25, 2024

 

A post-election analysis of geopolitical dynamic in Northeast Asia, where tension has been building up to the level not seen in several decades since the launching of far-right President Yoon Suk-yeol administration in 2022. 

U.S. Imperialism, NE Asian Security Crisis, & the Politics of Repression in South Korea

Thursday, February 22, 2025

Ahead of a crucial general election in South Korea this April, Dr. Simone Chun will analyze how the current U.S. administration’s new Cold War policy has contributed to deteriorating North-South relations and heightened concerns about regional security in Northeast Asia,along with the resurgence of autocracy in South Korea

Featured Project

Ending the Korean War Teaching Collective

The online, open-access Ending the Korean War Teaching Collective syllabus is a political education platform serving as an anti-imperialist tool against permanent war. The syllabus is organized into thematic modules designed for scholars, educators, and activists alike.

Ending the Korean War Teaching Collective

KPI Associate Tim Shorrock

On North Korea Resetting its Relations with South Korea

KPI Associate Tim Shorrock  On North Korea Resetting its Relations with South Korea

KPFK AntiWar Radio

January 18, 2024

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KPI Board Member Ji-Yeon Yuh 

On North Korea's policy change towards South Korea

KPI Board Member Ji-Yeon Yuh   On North Korea's policy change towards South Korea

Al Jazeera , Inside Story

January 17, 2024

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KPI Board Member Gregory Elich 

North Korean-Russian Talks Aimed at Expanding Cooperation

KPI Board Member Gregory Elich   North Korean-Russian Talks Aimed at Expanding Cooperation

By Any Means Necessary

September 16, 2023

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KPI Projects

Korea Policy Institute readers
LEGACIES OF THE KOREAN WAR
Voices of Peace contest

KPI READERS

The Korea Policy Institute readers are free downloadable resources for classrooms, study groups, and individuals seeking critical context to the unfolding situation on the Korean peninsula. 

VOICES FOR PEACE IN KOREA

KPI is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021 Voices of Peace contest. The winners are “Obangsaek” by Andy Seungu Choi (essay), Untitled essay by Quynh-May Nguyen (essay), Untitled Poem by Sydney Gil (poetry), and “Silhouette Video” by Joan Gwak (visual). Click here to view submissions.

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