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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.


Axis of War: The Japan-Korea-US (JAKUS) Trilateral Alliance

Friday, August 18, 2023 7:00 PM EDT/August 19, 8:00 AM KST

What are the historical and geopolitical contexts behind this dangerous trilateral militarism? How will it impact the Korean Peninsula? Join the webinar featuring distinguished panelists. The program will be livecast on Zoom and YouTube. 

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Race, Kinship, & the Korean War

Monday, June 12, 2023 

Online book discussion and syllabus preview from the Ending the Korean War Teaching Collective, featuring Hosu Kim, Youngoh Jung, and Christine Hong in conversation with Joo Ok Kim

Book Talk: The Hidden History of the Korean War

Wednesday, May 31 


A discussion co-hosted by the Korea Policy Institute on the new introduction, written by Tim Beal and Gregory Elich, to I.F. Stone's The Hidden History of the Korean War.

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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.

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 Associate Simone Chun 

On U.S. Imperial Policy in Korea


The Institute for the Critical Study of Society

July 14, 2022

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Remembering Hyun Lee:  A Warrior for Justice in NYC’s AAPI & LGBTQ Communities & the Korea Peace Movement


The Institute for the Critical Study of Society

July 14, 2022

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KPI Projects

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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. 


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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