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Online Event: Korea Chair "The Capital Cable" #10 with Robert B. Abrams

September 10, 2020 • 9:00 – 9:45 am EDT

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한국 시청자분들은 유튜브에 설정 아이콘을 누른 후 자동 자막 번역 설정을 선택하시거나 변경하실 수 있습니다.


Please join us for a special conversation with General Robert B. Abrams, Commander of United Nations Command, ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea (UNC/CFC/USFK).

An Armored Cavalryman, General Abrams earned his commission from the United States Military Academy in 1982. Following the Armor officer basic course, he spent his formative years in a Division Cavalry Squadron with a mission on the East-West German border. He has commanded at every level from Company through Division, and led units in combat operations in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. General Abrams has extensive combined arms and joint experience. Duty with warfighting units include: 3rd Armored Division; 1st Cavalry Division (three tours); 3rd Infantry Division; and the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. He also commanded the Army’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. His joint experience includes serving as a strategic war planner for the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and as the Director of the Joint Center of Excellence for Improvised Explosive Device Defeat. General Abrams also served as the Senior Military Assistant to the 24th Secretary of Defense. He most recently served as the 22nd Commander of United States Army Forces Command, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, from Aug 2015 until October 2018. As Commander of the United States Army’s largest organization, he commanded 229,000 active duty Soldiers, and provided training and readiness oversight of U.S. Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve units. In total, the Forces Command team included 776,000 Soldiers and 96,000 Civilians.

Topics of discussion will include the U.S.-ROK alliance, U.S. policy towards North Korea, and much more.

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

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