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Center for Strategic and International Studies

Defense and Security - Audio
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Please join us for our annual ROK-U.S. Strategic Forum 2019. A timely discussion with current and former government officials, scholars, experts, and opinion leaders from the United States and Korea who will participate in a series of panel discussions to address the state of the U.S.-ROK alliance, the prospects for the peace building process on the Korean Peninsula, and the changing regional dynamics in East Asia and beyond.

This event will be co-hosted with the Korea Foundation, a leading organization of Korea's international exchange and public policy initiative.

You are also invited to join us after the ROK-U.S. Strategic Forum 2019 for a special 10 anniversary celebration of the CSIS Korea Chair, starting at 5:00 PM. For more information and to register for the celebration, please visit this page: https://www.csis.org/events/csis-korea-chair-10-year-anniversary-celebration 


Ambassador Richard Armitage

President, Armitage International; Trustee, CSIS

Ambassador Lee Sihyung, President, The Korea Foundation


Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and

Investigations, House Foreign Affairs Committee;

Co-Chair of Congressional Study Group on Korea

Moderated by:

Ambassador Mark Lippert, Senior Advisor, CSIS Korea Chair; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

11:30 – 12:30 PM LUNCHEON

12:30 – 1:45 PM The ROK-U.S. Alliance for Peace and DenuclearizationSESSION I:


Mr. David Nakamura, White House Correspondent, The Washington Post


Ms. Joy Yamamoto, Director, Office of Korean Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS; D.S. Song-KF Professor of

Government, Georgetown University;

Former National Security Council

Dr. Joon Hyung Kim, Professor, Handong Global University

Dr. Sang Hyun Lee, Senior Research Fellow, Sejong Institute

Ambassador Joseph Yun, Senior Advisor to the Asia Center,

United States Institute of Peace; Former Special Representative

for North Korea Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for

Korea and Japan, U.S. Department of State

1:45 – 2:00 PM COFFEE BREAK

2:00 – 3:15 PM Recasting and Forecasting of the Peace Building Process on the Korean PeninsulaSESSION II:


Ambassador Byungjae Cho, Former Chancellor, Korea National

Diplomatic Academy, Former ROK Ambassador to Myanmar and



Dr. Haksoon Paik, President, Sejong Institute

Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo, KF-VUB Korea Chair, Institute for European Studies

(IES-VUB); Reader (Associate Professor) in International Relations,

King's College London

Dr. Jiyoung Park, Director and Senior Fellow, Center for

Science and Technology Policy, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Dr. Sue Mi Terry, Senior Fellow, CSIS Korea Chair; Former Senior Analyst,

Central Intelligence Agency; Former National Security Council

3:15 – 3:30 PM COFFEE BREAK

3:30 – 4:45 PM The Regional Dynamics: East-Asia and BeyondSESSION III:


Dr. Sue Mi Terry, Senior Fellow, CSIS Korea Chair; Former Senior Analyst,

Central Intelligence Agency; Former National Security Council