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CSIS-Korea Foundation Forum: The ROK-U.S. Alliance: Strength and Resilience in the Face of Challenges

April 18, 2016 • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Korea Foundation

Amidst North Korean provocations, the latest UNSCR sanctions, and elections in the United States and in Korea, please join us for a timely discussion with leading opinion leaders, government officials, and scholars who will converge on CSIS headquarters in Washington DC.  Topics to be discussed include the North Korean situation, regional security, and alliance politics.

Program Agenda

9:00 AM-9:15 AM Opening Remarks

Welcoming Remarks

Michael Green
Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies;
Chair, Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Georgetown University

Keynote Address

Kim Hyoung-zhin
Deputy Minister for Planning and Coordination, Republic of Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs

9:15 AM-10:30 AM — North Korea's Challenge

Chair
Victor Cha
Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Director of Asian Studies and D.S. Song-KF Chair in International Affairs, Georgetown University

Presenters
Kim Sung-han
Professor, Korea University; Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Robert Gallucci
Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University; Director, John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress

Bruce Klingner
Senior Research Fellow, the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, the Heritage Foundation

10:45 AM-12:00 PM — U.S.-ROK Alliance and Regional Context

Chair
Choi Kang
Vice President, Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Presenters
Shin Beomchul
Director-General for Policy Planning, Republic of Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Bonnie Glaser
Senior Adviser for Asia and Director, China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

12:00 PM — Adjournment
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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair

Bonnie S. Glaser