Asan in the News

[Arirang Radio]  2015-6-26

“The Iran Nuclear Agreement and Implications for the Korean Peninsular”

1. How was the Iran nuclear deal possible although there are some days to go until the offical final deadline or possibilities of another extended deadline?

2. What are the causal relations between Iranian domestic structure and the Iran nuclear deal?

3. What can be international or external factors of the deal in addition to those domestic factors?

4. Is there any possibility not to reach the final deal?

5. Political Implications for North Korea?

*Arirang Radio, Good Morning Seoul (2015.6.26)


About Experts

Jang Ji-Hyang
Jang Ji-Hyang

Middle East and North Africa Program / Research Division

Dr. JANG Ji-Hyang is a senior fellow in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Program at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Dr. Jang also serves as a policy advisor on Middle East issues to South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously, Dr. Jang taught comparative and Middle East politics at Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Ewha Woman’s University, and the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Her research interests include political Islam, Islamic finance, comparative democratization, and state-building. Dr. Jang is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Arab Spring: Will It Lead to Democratic Transitions? (with Clement M. Henry (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan 2013) and a Korean translation of Fawaz Gerges’ Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Asan Institute 2011). Dr. Jang received a B.A. in Turkish studies and M.A. in political science from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Texas at Austin.