Article Alert Online: October 2018
IN41 – Snyder, Scott A. SOUTH KOREA'S LEADER MAKES BOLD EFFORT TO ENHANCE THE PROSPECTS FOR PEACE (Council on Foreign Relations, September 19, 2018, various pages) 평화 증진을 위해 노력하는 대한민국의 리더 - Click here for available text on the Internet
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has had more success than many expected in Pyongyang for his third summit with North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong-un, which has yielded an agreement on military tension-reduction measures and a broader agreement on expanded inter-Korean cooperation measures and steps toward denuclearization.
IN42 – Cha, Victor; Terry, Sue Mi; Green, Michael J. THE LEDGER ON THE THIRD INTER-KOREAN SUMMIT (Center for Strategic and International Studies, September 19, 2018, various pages) 3차 남북정상회담의 성과 - Click here for available text on the Internet
Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met with the high-level South Korean envoys who have aimed to get U.S.-North Korea engagement back on track.
IN43 – Pak, Jung H. THE REAL REASON KIM JONG-UN WANTS TO DECLARE AN END TO THE KOREAN WAR (The Brookings Institution, September 17, 2018, various pages) 김정은 위원장이 종전을 선언하고자 하는 진짜 이유 - Click here for available text on the Internet
According to the South Korean readout of the trip, Kim reiterated his desire for a declaration with the United States ending the Korean War, which in 1953 ended with a truce, leaving the Korean Peninsula technically still at war today.
IN44 – Chanlett-Avery, Emma; Manyin, Mark E.; et al. NORTH KOREA: U.S. RELATIONS, NUCLEAR DIPLOMACY, AND INTERNAL SITUATION (Congressional Research Service, July 27, 2018, 38 pages) 북한: 미국과의 관계, 핵외교, 그리고 내부 상황에 관한 미의회조사국보고서 - Click here for available text on the Internet
North Korea has posed one of the most persistent U.S. foreign policy challenges of the post-Cold War period due to its pursuit of proscribed weapons technology and belligerence toward the United States and its allies.
IN45 - Flournoy, Michèle; Sulmeyer, Michael. BATTLEFIELD INTERNET: A PLAN FOR SECURING CYBERSPACE (Foreign Affairs, September/October 2018 Issue, various pages) 인터넷 전쟁터 - 사이버 안보를 위한 전략 수립 - Click here for available text on the Internet
Cyberspace has been recognized as a new arena for competition among states ever since it came into existence. In the United States, there have long been warnings of a “cyber–Pearl Harbor”—a massive digital attack that could cripple the country’s critical infrastructure without a single shot being fired.
EC47 – Connell, Christopher. HOW RICE COULD WARD OFF HIV INFECTIONS (ShareAmerica, September 18, 2018, various pages) 쌀을 이용한 HIV 감염 퇴치 - Click here for available text on the Internet
An international team of scientists has figured out how to put three HIV-blocking proteins into ordinary seeds of rice that could be turned into an ointment to prevent infections.
EC48 – Oyedele, Akin. U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH IN THE 2ND QUARTER GETS REVISED HIGHER, REMAINS STRONGEST SINCE 2014 (Business Insider, August 29, 2018, various pages) 2분기 미국경제성장, 2014년 이후 최고조 유지 - Click here for available text on the Internet
The U.S. economy in the second quarter grew even faster than initially estimated, according to a Commerce Department report released Wednesday. Gross domestic product rose at an annual rate of 4.2%, its fastest growth since the third quarter of 2014.
Karlie Kloss, one of the best-known faces in the modeling world, was curious how apps like Instagram actually work. She took a class and learned she loved to code. Today her Kode With Klossy camp has helped train more than 1,000 girls in America.
Just more than half of U.S. workers—51%—said they were satisfied with their jobs in 2017, the highest level since 2005, according to a new report from The Conference Board, a business-research group.
A cornerstone of President Donald Trump’s agenda has been to promote domestic energy production, create jobs and improve economic growth, and he has directed federal agencies to replace or repeal burdensome and outdated regulations that stand in the way of these objectives.
US40 – Doherty, Carroll; Kiley, Jocelyn. PARTISAN DIVIDES IN VIEWS OF MANY COUNTRIES – BUT NOT NORTH KOREA (Pew Research Center, September 10, 2018, 99 pages) 미국 양당이 세계를 바라보는 견해 – Click here for available text on the Internet
Republicans and Democrats express overwhelmingly negative views of North Korea, but they diverge in opinions of several other countries – including Mexico, Iran, Russia and several U.S. allies. Asked to rate their feelings toward 10 countries on a “feeling thermometer,” Republicans are more likely than Democrats to have “warmer” feelings toward just one: Russia.
US41 – Kochhar, Rakesh. THE AMERICAN MIDDLE CLASS IS STABLE IN SIZE, BUT LOSING GROUND FINANCIALLY TO UPPER-INCOME FAMILIES (Pew Research Center, September 6, 2018, 6 pages) 미국 중산층 소득 크게 늘지 않아 – Click here for available text on the Internet
About half (52%) of American adults lived in middle-class households in 2016. This is virtually unchanged from the 51% who were middle class in 2011. But while the size of the nation’s middle class remained relatively stable, financial gains for middle-income Americans during this period were modest compared with those of higher-income households, causing the income disparity between the groups to grow.
Much of the current narrative about the U.S. economy, be it from politicians, pundits, or the press, touts its overall strength and low unemployment numbers as indicators that the economy is working well as a whole and—by extension—for everyone. But the story is not as clear-cut as the headlines would suggest. Looking beyond the numbers, it becomes clear that the benefits of the current economy are spread unevenly among workers, particularly for black women.
Equality can be thought of in three different ways: Basic equality, granted to all in the form of political or legal rights; material equality, measured principally in terms of economic and other resources; and relational equality, which is earned through respect of oneself and of others.