Rachel Minyoung Lee Moderated George Washington University Institute for Korea Studies Conference: ''The Correlation Between North Korea's Economic and Foreign Policy''
From 31 October to 1 November 2023, ONN's Regional Issues Manager and Senior Analyst Rachel Minyoung Lee moderated the 2023 North Korea Economic Forum Conference, which focused on ways to bridge the gap in understanding how North Korea's foreign policy influences and is influenced by its economic strategies, providing valuable insights for policymakers. Over two days, the conference drew expertise from various academic disciplines and specializations to discuss topics including North Korea's science and technology policy, trademarks, cryptocurrency theft, and its semiconductor industry.
ONN Analyst Tianran Xu gave an interview to TaiwanPlus News on how Israel uses its Iron Dome defence system to intercept rockets and other aerial threats. He commented that Israel's Iron Dome system has little relevance to Taiwan for its defence against rockets and ballistic missiles.
Rachel Minyoung Lee Spoke at the Korea Economic Institute of America Event ''Economic Security and U.S.-China Competition: The View From North Korea''
ONN Regional Issues Manager and Senior Analyst Rachel Minyoung Lee discussed how North Korea perceives “economic security” and U.S.-China strategic competition; how its views of U.S.-China relations and the changing global order have reshaped Pyongyang’s foreign and economic policy; and the opportunities and challenges that the geopolitics and geoeconomics of U.S.-China competition pose to Pyongyang.