05 December 2017

In a recent op-ed written forThe Diplomat, "South Korea's Space Race is Lagging Behind," Brumley Fellow Harry Kim calls for increased support for South Korea's space program.

In the article, Kim stipulates that the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has been plagued by a lack of government funding and lack of interaction with private industry. In order to promote economic growth and technological progress as well as protect national military interests, South Korea must prioritize their space initiative.

Harry Kim is a second-year Master of Global Policy Studies candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. His areas of interest include East Asian security, missile defense, and nuclear nonproliferation policy. As a Brumley Next Generation Graduate Fellow in the Strauss Center's Understanding China program, he is paired with LBJ School Assistant Professor Joshua Eisenman.

Read the full article here.