Washington, Seoul, and Pyongyang: Can denuclearization and normalization be reconciled?

IISS

60 East 42nd Street, First Floor Conference Center, New York NY 10165

May 7, 2019, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

This New York discussion will feature Chung Min Lee, who will set out to untangle and understand the gaps in shared policy goals and fears between the United States and the Republic of Korea with regard to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.  After analyzing the evolution of each country’s strategic position, Lee will offer his thoughts on how to achieve a meaningful trilateral compromise that guarantees future peace, security, and stability within the Asia-Pacific region.

There will be a reception beginning at 6:00pm, and the program will run from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Seating is limited, register herehttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMMWFvGq5vS8rR56hTqbTOJM4aHufE...

Speaker

Chung Min Lee is a Senior Fellow in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Prior to joining Carnegie, he taught for twenty years at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) in Yonsei University in Seoul. Additionally, Chung Min is Chair of the Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). From 2013 to 2016, he served as Ambassador for National Security Affairs for South Korea, and from 2010 to 2011 as Ambassador for International Security Affairs.

Chung Min works primarily on Asian security with a focus on Northeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula. Specifically, he closely follows defense planning, force structures, military strategies and weapons systems, domestic political trends, net assessment in conflict-prone areas, and political-military intelligence estimates in key Asian states. While his major area of expertise lies in Asian security and defense, Chung Min has been an avid follower of European political and security developments through his long-term association with the IISS. Chung Min received his BA in political science from Yonsei University in 1982 and his MALD and PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1988.

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