Previous DPRK-related events.
A hearing before Senate Committee on Armed Service from the Honorable James R. Clapper, Jr. and Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn
The Korea Club will host General Walter Sharp (ret.) who will give a presentation entitled “North Korea: Today and What the ROK-US Alliance Should Do in the Future.”
Wednesday, April 17: Engaging Asia 2013: How Will the 113th Congress Address the Rebalance toward Asia? (Washington, DC)
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) will host “Engaging Asia 2013: How Will the 113th Congress Address the Rebalance toward Asia?” on April 17 in Washington, D.C. This half-day conference will provide high-level expert insight and discussion on the congressional priorities that will shape U.S. strategy in the region.
World Affairs Council will host an event featuring Joseph DeTrani, Bonnie S. Glaser and David Maxwell.
The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Ambassador Glyn Davies, Special Representative for North Korea Policy, U.S. State Department, in the Belfer Center Library at Harvard University.
Foreign Policy at Brookings will host a discussion on the policy priorities for the United States in dealing with North Korea during and after the current crisis. Brookings experts will debate the threat to the United States and its allies and analyze steps that the United States can take to mitigate the danger, including sanctions, engaging allies and neighbors in the region, nonproliferation efforts and, if necessary, responding to aggressive actions by North Korea.
What are the internal political dynamics in Pyongyang? How likely is North Korea to carry out an armed provocation, and what are the prospects for war? Is American strategy properly tailored to deal with the challenge of a nuclear North Korea? This event hosted by American Enterprise Institute will explore the answers to these questions.
Thursday, April 11: Juche Strong: A Dialogue on the Posturing and Propaganda of North Korea (Washington, D.C.)
The Cato Institute will host an event featuring Rob Montz, Doug Bandow and Caleb O. Brown.
Every year the Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center brings together several key Congressional staff members to help answer what the big foreign policy and defense issues are discussed on the Hill this year as they relate to Asia.
Thursday, April 11: Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Breaking the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nexus (Washington, DC)
Hearing held by the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Asia and the Pacific; Middle East and North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade. Witnesses include James Woolsey, Henry Sokolski, and David Albright.
The Korean-Pacific Program at UC-San Diego will host an event featuring Dr. Tony Michell, who will share his unique perspective on doing business with North Korea, the evolution of the economy, and prospects for reform.
Tuesday, Apr. 9: Smart Power for North Korea: U.S. Policy Options and North Korea's Foreign Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)
The Woodrow Wilson Center will host an event featuring Joseph DeTrani and Hazel Smith.
The Senate Committee on Armed Services will hold hearings to examine U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Forces Korea in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2014 and the Future Years Defense Program.
Monday, April 8: Statesmen's Forum: The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Deputy Secretary of Defense, United States Department of Defense (Washington, DC)
The CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies invites you to a Statesmen's Forum with The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Deputy Secretary of Defense, United States Department of Defense, for a discussion on U.S. Defense Rebalance to Asia
The 2013 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference will take place April 8-9, 2013, at the Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center. As in years past, the conference will bring together over 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations to discuss emerging trends in nuclear nonproliferation, strategic stability, deterrence, disarmament, and nuclear energy.
The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Dr. Chung Mong Joon, Member of the National Assembly of Korea, in the Belfer Center Library at Harvard University.
Thursday, Apr. 4: Should the U.S. Encourage South Korea and Japan to Make Plutonium-Based Nuclear Fuel? (Washington, D.C.)
What should US policy toward South Korea and Japanese nuclear recycling ambitions be? Should the US treat South Korea as it does its other close East Asian security ally, Japan and allow it to recycle US origin spent fuel? Or should we instead discourage both South Korea and Japan from making plutonium-based fuels? How quickly must these issues be settled? What other issues would have to be addressed in either case? A Capitol Hill lunch seminar hosted by the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center will explore the answers to these questions.
As the United States focuses more attention to Asia politically, economically, and militarily, South Korea is reassessing its own role in ensuring stability in the region. Can Seoul and Washington work more closely together to further security and prosperity between the two countries and across the Asia-Pacific? How will the U.S. pivot toward Asia impact Washington’s security alliance with South Korea? Will the possibility of South Korea joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership help or hinder the U.S.-South Korea free trade agreement? This event is cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the East Asia Foundation.
A conference co-hosted by The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice.
Thursday, Mar. 28: China-North Korea Relations: Parties, Politics and New Perspectives (New York, NY)
John S. Park, an associate at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs will speak at the Korea Society event.