[International Conference]

2022 Forum for ROK-U.S. Nuclear Strategy

Date 2022-12-19 View 1,090

December 16 to 17, the Sejong Institute held the 2022 Forum for ROK-U.S. Nuclear Strategy under the theme "The possibility of nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula and the tasks for the US-ROK Alliance". 

The forum initiated with welcoming remarks given by Seong-Chang Cheong, Director of the Center for North Korean Studies of the Sejong Institute and congratulatory remarks given by Sang Hyun Lee, President of the Sejong Institute. Numerous experts from South Korea and United Stated participated in the Forum, including Robert J, Einhorn, Former State Department's Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control.

 

 

The details of the forum are as follows;

 

□​ Session 1 : North Korea's Nuclear Threats and Northeast Asian Security 
 - Chair
    · Sang Hyun Lee, President of the Sejong Institute  ​     

 - Presenters 

    ·​ Hwee-Rhak Park, Former Dean of the Graduate School of Politics and Leadership, Kookmin University 

    ·​ Robert E. Kelly, Professor of Political Science, Pusan National University 

 - Discussants 

 ​ ​  ·​ Robert J, Einhorn, Former State Department's Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control 

   ​ · Bruce D. Klingner, Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia of the Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation 

    · Darly G. Press, Professor of Government, Dartmouth College 

 

□​ Session 2 : Evaluation of South Korea's Options for Dealing with North Korea's Nuclear Threats  

 - Chair

    · Kyung-young Chung, Adjunct Professor of the Graduate School of International Studies, Hanyang University  

 - Presenters 

    ·Adam Mount, Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Posture Project, The Federation of American Scientists 

    ·​ Seong-Chang Cheong, Director of the Center for North Korean Studies, The Sejong Institute  

 - Discussants 

 ​ ​  ·​ Jennifer M. Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College  

   ​ · Jung-Hoon Lee, Professor of the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University

    · Chang-Wee Lee, Professor of the Law School, University of Seoul 

 

□​ Session 3 : South Korea's Responses to North Korea's Nuclear Threats and U.S. Strategic Choices   

- Chair

    · Chang-Wee Lee, Professor of the Law School, University of Seoul 

 - Presenters 

    ·​ Robert J, Einhorn, Former State Department's Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control 

    ·Darly G. Press, Professor of Government, Dartmouth College 

 - Discussants 

 ​ ​  ·Robert E. Kelly, Professor of Political Science, Pusan National University 

   ​ · Kyung-young Chung, Adjunct Professor of the Graduate School of International Studies, Hanyang University 

    · Seong-Chang Cheong, Director of the Center for North Korean Studies, The Sejong Institute  

 

□​ Session 4 : South Korea's Responses to North Korea's Nuclear Threats and U.S. Strategic Choices   

- Chair

    · Jung-Hoon Lee, Professor of the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University

 - Presenters 

    ·​ Bruce D. Klingner, Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia of the Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation 

    ·​ Jennifer M. Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College  

 - Discussants 

 ​ ​  ·​ Adam Mount, Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Posture Project, The Federation of American Scientists 

   ​ · Young-June Park, Professor of the Graduate School of National Security, Korea National Defense University 

    · Min-hyung Kim, Professor of Political Science, Kyung Hee University 

  

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