The year 2012 is coming to an end and this episode will be our last one for this year. To mark the end of the year, we’ll highlight the issues that made headlines in Korea over the past 12 months and see how they affected the country.
North Korea: Dennis Florig (Professor / Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) KORUS FTA: Song Won-gun (Researcher / Korea Economist Research Institute) Territorial Disputes: Shin Chang-hoon (Research Fellow / Asan Institute for Policy Studies) Society/Culture: Park Sang-mi (Professor / Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) Presidential Election: Cho Chang-hyun (Professor / Hanyang University)
<Top Issues of the Year – In Chronological Order> 1. Changes in N. Korea after Kim Jong-un Took Power 2. Implications of the KORUS FTA 3. Territorial Disputes Between Korea-China-Japan 4. Psy—A Global Star 5. Korean Presidential Election & Leadership Transitions in the G2