Previous DPRK-related events.
In this panel, three well-known experts discuss the future of the triangular relations between the U.S. and its two Northeast Asian allies in the wake of the fifth North Korean nuclear test.
The Wilson Center's Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy and Asia Program, along with the East Asia Foundation will host the 4th US-ROK Dialogue at the Wilson Center.
Participating in Biit: The 2016 North Korea Human Rights Film & Freedom Festival, No Chain and the US-Korea Institute at SAIS present an exclusive screening of The Lovers and the Despot, a documentary on the North Korean kidnappings of South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee and filmmaker Shin Sang-ok in the 1970s.
Asia Society, in partnership with the East Asia Foundation, presents a high-level panel discussion evaluating the tensions between the major stakeholders on the North Korea issue, and the outlook for a peaceful resolution in the near and long term for the peninsula.
"Korean Unification and Peace in Northeast Asia:" A Conversation with Former Republic of Korea Minister of Unification Dr. Kihljae Ryoo
South Korea's former Minister of Unification, Dr. Kihljae Ryoo, will speak at the Wilson Center to discuss recent developments in North Korea, shifts in policies toward the DPRK, inter-Korean relations, and prospects for peace and cooperation in Northeast Asia.
For over forty years, the Korean Peninsula has been trapped in a dangerous cycle of provocation. A Sharper Choice on North Korea: Engaging China for a Stable Northeast Asia, the report of a CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force, offers guidance to U.S. leaders in the face of the uniquely challenging threat posed by North Korea. The Task Force finds that current trends will progressively threaten the United States and its allies, and proposes new ideas to expand regional dialogue, restructure negotiations, protect the human rights of North Korea’s citizens, strictly enforce new sanctions authority, and deter and defend against a regime that seems determined to aggress in new and dangerous ways.
The Asia Society will host a discussion with former Ambassador to China Winston Lord and leading scholar and author Orville Schell for a special conversation about the road ahead in the U.S.-China relationship. Author and former NYT and WSJ staff jounalist Emily Parker will moderate the discussion.
After meeting as part of the intergovernmental P5 process, representatives from the five nuclear-weapon states recognized by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons will participate in a public discussion on the future of arms control and strategic stability. What is the current relationship between disarmament and strategic stability? How might arms control and disarmament change in the twenty-first century? What relevance does the security environment have in current and future arms control initiatives?
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific will host a hearing on North Korea in the wake of its most recent nuclear test.
The CSIS Japan Chair will host the Honorable Tomomi Inada, Minister of Defense of Japan, through its Global Leaders Forum.
As tensions continue to rise on the Korean Peninsula following recent rocket launches by North Korea, US-South Korean war games, deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Aerial Defense (THAAD) system and provocative rhetoric, the situation in Korea seems more dire than ever. However, alternative frameworks of security and a menu of foreign policy options exist for US policymakers to implement to help de-escalate tensions and work towards a diplomatic dialogue with North Korea. Join this event as the Venerable Pomnyun explores a more nuanced understanding of the situation in Korea and introduces a new framework of security for Northeast Asia. The discussion will continue with a look at US policy options in moving forward with a new approach to security led by Daniel Jasper of the American Friends Service Committee.
You are cordially invited to attend a special event sponsored by the Nonproliferation Review, the refereed journal of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), to launch a special double issue on “The Elimination of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Lessons Learned from the Recent Past.”
The Heritage Foundation will host Senator John McCain (R-AZ) for a signature event on U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific region. Heritage’s annual B.C. Lee Lecture on international affairs was endowed by the Samsung Group in honor of its founder, the late B.C. Lee, to focus on the U.S. relationship with the Asia-Pacific. Senator McCain continues the B.C. Lee tradition of speakers representing leading voices in America’s Asia policy.
The Korea Society will host Pacific Forum CSIS executive director Brad Glosserman and Council on Foreign Relations fellow and director Scott Snyder, authors of The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash, to address progress and potential in Korea-Japan relations in a session co-presented with the Japan Society.
As the United States looks to engage the Asia-Pacific under the Obama administration and future administrations, South Korea and Japan remain two key partners for the United States in Asia. With relations improving between South Korea and Japan after a rocky period, there is increasing potential for trilateral cooperation. KEI and the Mansfield Foundation will host a discussion of the prospects for future cooperation between United States, South Korea, and Japan on security and economic issues.
North Korea is often represented as an unknowable space: a militarized space with few computers, no Internet, and a government mouthpiece that reports almost no news. The Asian American Writers Workshop will host two award-winning authors who seek to imagine and tell stories from the so-called Hermit Kingdom: Krys Lee, whose new novel is one of the most anticipated books of 2016 (The Millions) and National Book Award-nominated journalist Barbara Demick. The event will be moderated by former AAWW Open City Fellow Sukjong Hong.
The 9th Annual Armistice Day Peace Concert & Vigil, hosted by Remember727, is taking place on July 23, Sat from 6-8pm, at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, to remember the "Forgotten War," to honor its veterans and victims, and to hope for peace on the Korean Peninsula and elsewhere conflict persists.
IISS is hosting its annual Shangri-La Dialogue to examine the current developments in North Korea's nuclear program.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is hosting an event with Kurt M. Campbell and Derek Chollet about Obama’s foreign policy doctrine and, in particular, his rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific.
The Korea Economic Institute is hosting a discussion on the future role of the U.S.-Korea alliance in the rapidly evolving security landscape on the peninsula and wider Northeast Asia.