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Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy

The Center for Korean History and Public Policy was established in 2015 with the generous support of the Hyundai Motor Company and the Korea Foundation to provide a coherent, long-term platform for improving historical understanding of Korea and informing the public policy debate on the Korean peninsula in the United States and beyond.

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Bridges and Blockades: Life at the DMZ

What is it like to work like in Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)? For decades, the United Nations Command Security Battalion (UNCSB) post in the Joint Security Area that divides Korea was a tense and volatile place referred to as “the world’s loneliest outpost.” Post-2018 diplomatic initiatives and newly-minted cooperation between UNCSB troops and their North Korean counterparts made the DMZ a far less forbidding border, yet recent months have brought renewed tensions to one of the world’s most-contested landscapes.

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