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Haneul Lee is a research assistant for Asia Policy with the National Security and International Policy team at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she worked at the National Committee on North Korea, where she focused on North Korean diplomacy. She also interned at The Hub Project, where she worked on various progressive issue-based campaigns.

Lee graduated with a degree in international relations from the University of Southern California, with concentrations in international political economy and East Asian studies.

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5 Priorities for the U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2021 Article
The U.S. and Japanese flags fly on a lamp post in Washington, D.C., the day before the White House hosts Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a visit, April 2015. (Getty/Mandel Ngan/AFP)

5 Priorities for the U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2021

Over the coming year, new administrations in the United States and Japan must strengthen the alliance and reaffirm its value in Asia and beyond in order to tackle significant challenges.

Michael Fuchs, Haneul Lee

Bridging the Divide in the U.S.-South Korea Alliance Report
Visitors holding Korean traditional lanterns look around during a 'moonlight tour' at Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, in Seoul on August 13, 2020. - The annual nighttime special tour to the palace opened on August 13 and will run through September 13. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

Bridging the Divide in the U.S.-South Korea Alliance

For the U.S.-South Korea alliance to be most effective, the two countries must strive to understand one another—and progressives must find common ground on key challenges.

Michael Fuchs, Haneul Lee

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Foreign Aid is Critical to Stopping the Coronavirus

Michael Fuchs, Alexandra Schmitt, and Haneul Lee explain why the United States must provide foreign aid to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Michael Fuchs, Alexandra Schmitt, Haneul Lee

How To Approach the North Korea Problem in 2020 Article
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jon Un meet inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating South and North Korea, on June 30, 2019. (Getty/Dong-A Ilbo)

How To Approach the North Korea Problem in 2020

In 2020, the United States must get creative about jump-starting diplomacy with North Korea while simultaneously repairing U.S. alliances—policies that will strengthen America’s position regardless of what North Korea does.

Michael Fuchs, Haneul Lee

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