June 8, 2018
| Michael J. Green, Victor Cha, Sue Mi Terry, H. Andrew SchwartzThe Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted a press briefing ahead of the proposed summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12.
Victor Cha, senior adviser and Korea Chair for CSIS, testifies before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy on, "Next Steps on U.S. Policy Toward North Korea."
There are proactive high-level diplomatic steps that the United States and others can and should initiate today to improve the immediate health and humanitarian situation inside North Korea, while planning for the future.
Victor Cha, senior adviser and Korea Chair, testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on "North Korea’s Diplomatic Gambit: Will History Repeat Itself?"
March 26, 2018
| Victor ChaOn March 26, it was announced that Seoul and Washington had reached a deal to revise the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA). U.S. president Donald Trump had previously called the KORUS FTA a “horrible deal” and threatened to withdraw from the bilateral agreement.
The South Korean delegation announced shortly after their returning from Pyongyang on March 6 that North Korea reportedly expressed a willingness to discuss denuclearization. Yet, there are still many questions left to answer.