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


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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South Korea’s Offensive Military Strategy and Its Dilemma

What is South Korea's offensive military strategy? Does North Korea fully understand South Korea's defensive intent as well as its firm resolve to counterattack? Sungmin Cho explains the strategy, dilemma and more in this Korea Chair Platform. 

Newsletter by Sungmin Cho — February 29, 2024