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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Victor Cha

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Victor Cha


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Photo: Airbus DS 2022

Photo: Airbus DS 2022

CSIS Commission Report on North Korea Policy & Extended Deterrence

A bipartisan, 14-member Commission on the Korean Peninsula has looked at recommendations for strengthening extended deterrence and reexamining North Korea policy. Join us as members of the Commission discuss recommendations from our report.

Transcript — January 26, 2023