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The Capital Cable #41 with Kim Sung-han

February 11, 2022 • 9:00 – 9:45 am EST

Former Vice Foreign Minister and foreign policy advisor to South Korean presidential candidate Yoon Seok-yeol

Please join us for a special discussion with Dr. Kim Sung-han, former South Korean Vice Foreign Minister and foreign policy advisor to South Korean presidential candidate Yoon Seok-youl.

Dr. Kim is a Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) and Division of International Studies (DIS) at Korea University. He served as a Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2012-2013. He was a professor from 1994 to 2007 at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade. In 2013-2014, Dr. Kim was the Chair of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on WMD. He has completed his service as the President of the Korean National Committee of CSCAP (Council on Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific); Vice President of the Korean Association of International Studies; President of Korean Association of American Politics (KAAP); and Chairman of the Vision Council for the ROK-U.S. Security Policy Initiative. After the North Korean military attack to the Cheonan naval corvette in March 2010, he served as a member of the Presidential Commission for National Security Review (May – August 2010) and the Presidential Commission for Defense Reform (July – December 2010). He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Texas at Austin. 

The Capital Cable is made possible by generous support to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair

Kim Sung-han

Professor, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Korea University; Foreign Policy Advisor, Presidential Campaign for Yoon Seok-Yeol, People Power Party
Director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, Wilson Center