Korea Chair

The Korea Chair is the premier independent platform in Washington, D.C. for the advancement of major policy issues of common importance to the people of the Republic of Korea and the United States

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Through nonpartisan, expert analysis and cutting-edge research on ongoing policy opportunities and security challenges facing the region, the Korea Chair promotes a greater understanding of relations between the United States, Korea, and Asia. 

CSIS appointed Dr. Victor Cha, former White House official and Georgetown University professor and vice dean as the inaugural chair holder in 2009. 

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A Threat Like No Other: Russia-North Korea Military Cooperation

The military relationship between Russia and North Korea as a result of the war in Ukraine has grave implications for European, Indo-Pacific, and U.S. homeland security.

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Commentary by Victor Cha — June 17, 2024

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A Reimagined G7

Podcast Episode by Victor Cha and John J. Hamre — June 14, 2024