Sejong Policy Series
Individual and joint research results are published as Policy Books.

Sejong Policy Series


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  • The New U.S. Administration and Pending Issues between ROK and the U.S.

    2017.11.15 Wednesday View : 1,271 Daewoo Lee, Sang Hyun Lee, Park Jong Chul, Lee Wang-hwi

    Foreword   The Sejong Institute has continuously strived to establish South Korea’s strategy regarding foreign affairs, national security, and Korean unification, with the brand of “National Strategy.” As a response to the rapidly-shifting strategic landscape domestically and internationally, the Sejong Institute p...


  • The 'Comfort Women' Agreement and ROK-Japan Relations

    2017.09.28 Thursday View : 4,108 Myon woo Lee, Chang-gun Park, Kitae Lee, Jung-hwan Lee

    The ‘comfort women’ agreement signed on December 28, 2015 is receiving diverging assessments from the people. One is a negative one, pointing to the fact that those people who suffered as ‘comfort women,’ hence the actual victims, were not able to take part in the negotiation process and even in the Kono statement, the first documen...


  • DPRK-China Border: Its History and Scenes

    2017.07.06 Thursday View : 6,940 Jong-seok Lee

    Border study constitutes the core of border politics, assuming an important role in defining the nature and details of the bilateral relations. North Korea and China share a 1,334km-long border. This has a significant meaning to North Korea’s foreign relations, with the southward channel de facto disconnected due to the inter-Korean...


  • The Tasks of the Next Administration : Diplomacy, National Security, and Unification

    2017.05.11 Thursday View : 8,668 Soung Chul KIM, Daewoo Lee, Myon woo Lee, Sang Hyun Lee, Tai Hwan Lee, Cheong Seong-Chang, Hyun-ik Hong, Hyun-Wook Kim, Lee Wang-Hwi

    The incoming administration in South Korea will begin its affairs in diplomacy, national security, and unification from a very difficult environment. First of all, North Korea’s rapid advancement in nuclear and missile capabilities is likely to become a serious threat to South Korea’s security. This is because many experts from Kore...


  • China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and International Economic Organization: Drivers, Possibilities, and Limitations

    2017.05.08 Monday View : 9,191 Kisoo Kim

    The information on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which officially started in early 2016, is strictly limited. In fact, the only facts known about AIIB are as follows: China has spearheaded the establishment and operation; 57 states are the founding members, including some regional powers such as South Korea and India ...


  • Park Geun-hye Administration’s Foreign Policy: Assessment and Tasks

    2017.03.21 Tuesday View : 9,122 Hyun-ik Hong, Sang Hyun Lee, Myon wee Lee, Eunsook Chung, Ihn-Hwi Park, Jun-seok Kim, Taehwan Kim

    Park Geun-hye Administration’s Foreign Policy: Assessment and Tasks is designed with the aim to help Park Geun-hye’s administration to successfully conclude its term. This study categorized the government’s foreign policy into seven different areas, and reviewed the purpose, goal and process of each policy area, evaluated the achiev...


  • South Korean and Chinese Junior Scholars’ View of the Security Issues on the Korean Peninsula

    2017.03.14 Tuesday View : 9,126 Jaehung Chung, Seong-Hyon Lee, Zhou Kui(周逵), Gong Keyu(龔克瑜)

    The recent ROK-China relations is commented as one akin to a ‘roller coaster.’ Once expressed as the ‘best of all times,’ the bilateral relations have been viewed as the worst since the establishment of diplomatic relations and China, which has imposed sanctions on North Korea over the nuclear issue, has begun to sanction South Kore...


  • A Study on Kim Jong-un Leadership

    2017.03.14 Tuesday View : 9,253 Cheong Seong-Chang, Haksoon Paik, Eul-chul Lim, Young Sun Jeon

    After the demise of Kim Jong-il, a number of experts from Korea and beyond predicted that his third son Kim Jong-un is incapacitated to rule North Korea due to lack of experience and Party’s Central Committee Administration Department Chief Jang Sung-taek will serve as a regent. However, Jang was ‘executed’ less than two years after...


  • Korean Unification and Northeast Asian Diplomacy

    2017.03.14 Tuesday View : 9,151 Soung Chul KIM, Miong-sei Kang, Tai Hwan Lee, In-Kon Yeo, Young-Ho Park

    As many existing studies have been done on policy measures for Korean unification and foreign policy strategy toward the four countries neighboring the Korean Peninsula assisting Korea’s unification diplomacy, this study intends to analyze and formulate South Korea’s preparations for unification and policy on Korean unification and ...


  • ROK's National Strategy 2030: Diplomacy

    2016.06.14 Tuesday View : 12,536 Tai Hwan Lee, Myon woo Lee, Jin-Young Chung, Tae-Hwan Kim

      This book analyzes South Korea’s diplomacy concerning its security strategies surrounding the region of Northeast Asia. For suggesting South Korea’s diplomatic strategy for the year 2030, this book considers the changing dynamics of U.S.-China relations and the prospects of Korean unification. Around the year 2030, the...