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The town of Palisades Park, New Jersey, sits close to the George Washington Bridge, one of the main commuter thoroughfares into New York. Until the 1980s, the town was mostly Italian-American, with inexpensive houses and its share of vacant storefronts and buildings. But now, Korean...
Last week, on November 2nd, a special group of World War II veterans gathered at the United States Capitol to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor the legislative body can bestow. The men and women of the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat...
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak’s official five-day state visit to the United States was a resounding success, with a number of significant developments across both the security and economic spectrums. Passage of the US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement—KORUS—just hours before...
Supporters of the Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) have their fingers crossed that Members of Congress finally will approve legislation to implement the accord shortly after returning from their August recess.
Last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Major League Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. welcomed a group of 16 young Japanese baseball and softball players and their coaches as part of the US State Department’s first US-Japan international sports exchange. Baseball is the most...
The annual joint US-ROK Combined Forces Command (CFC) exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) will take place August 16 through August 26 and formally commences one day after South Korea’s Independence Day, August 15. The exercise is a simulated computerized command and control exercise...

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