Taehwa Hong is a Fellow in the Eurasia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Hong formerly advised the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy on Economic Security and Geopolitics. He was formerly a research assistant and intern at think tanks, including the Hoover Institution, Institute of National Security Studies (Israel), Freeman Spogli Institute, Korea Economic Institute, and the EastWest Institute.
Taehwa Hong’s research focuses on US Grand Strategy, International Security, the Indo-Pacific, and the Middle East. His analyses have appeared in publications such as Foreign Policy, The Business Times, Asia Times, YaleGlobal, and The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs. He also regularly writes columns for major Korean news media, including JoongAng Ilbo, Monthly Chosun, and Shindonga.
Hong holds a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University and an MPhil in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge.
Hong’s writings do not reflect the view of the organizations he was formerly or currently affiliated with.