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The Capital Cable #36: Elections in Northeast Asia

October 28, 2021 • 9:30 – 10:15 am EDT

Please join us for a special discussion with journalists to discuss elections in Northeast Asia, including the 2022 presidential election in South Korea, and the October 2021 Japanese general election.

Ken Woosuk Choi is Editor of the Future Planning Desk and Director General of The Asian Leadership Conference at Chosun Ilbo. Since joining the Chosun Ilbo in 1992, he has been deputy editor of the business and industry news desk, chief Washington correspondent and editor of political news at TV Chosun.

Jung Eun Lee is Washington correspondent at Dong-A Ilbo, a leading newspaper in South Korea founded in 1920.

Michelle Ye Hee Lee is The Washington Post's Tokyo bureau chief, covering Japan and the Koreas. Previously, she covered money and influence in politics and voting access on the national political enterprise and accountability team and was a reporter for The Post's Fact Checker. Prior to joining The Post in 2014, she was a government accountability reporter at the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. She is serving her second term as the president of the Asian American Journalists Association, a non-profit founded in 1981 with more than 2,000 journalists across the U.S. and in Asia.

Hans Nichols is a political reporter at Axios. He is a co-author of the weekly Axios Sneak Peek newsletter, covers the 2020 general election and national politics.

The Capital Cable is made possible by the generous support of Kia Motors and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair
Director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, Wilson Center

Jung Eun Lee

Washington correspondent, Dong-A Ilbo

Michelle Ye Hee Lee

Tokyo bureau chief, The Washington Post

Hans Nichols

Political reporter, Axios

Ken Woosuk Choi

Editor of the Future Planning Desk and Director General of The Asian Leadership Conference, Chosun Ilbo