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Lee Jong-Wha

Lee Jong-Wha

Writing for PS since 2012
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Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics at Korea University, was Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank and a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

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  1. An Interview with Lee Jong-Wha
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    An Interview with Lee Jong-Wha

    Jun 9, 2020 Lee Jong-Wha warns that China’s proposed security law threatens Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub, shows how COVID-19 stimulus can improve South Korea’s long-term prospects, and predicts that the US dollar’s dominance is far from over.

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  1. UN multilateralism crisis Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo/Handout/Xinhua via Getty Images

    Will Multilateralism Survive?

    The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary in muted fashion, and not only because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With rising nationalism and the return of great-power rivalry threatening to paralyze the organization at the heart of the multilateral system, many are asking whether global cooperation has a future.

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    The Heart of the New Cold War

    Andrew J. Nathan

    Although US President Donald Trump has little personal interest in human rights, democracy, or the rule of law, his administration has brought these values to the fore in its confrontation with China. In doing so, it has effectively declared a new cold war.

    explains why human rights has become the defining issue in the Sino-American rivalry.
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