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February 27, 2018
Peace in Korea Beyond the Olympics: A Conversation with Korean American Experts for US-North Korea Diplomacy

February 27, 2018

2:30pm to 4:15pm


College of Staten Island, 1 P-223
2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314

 

Free, Open to the Public

 

The current state of hostilities between the US and North Korea comes with high cost to the people of Korea and the United States. What is the history behind the current crisis? And what is the best path forward for peace?

Hyun Lee, Managing Editor of ZoominKorea will discuss why we need a new policy towards North Korea

Why hasn’t North Korea collapsed by now? How is the country able to defy the labyrinth of international and U.S. sanctions to pursue its “Byungjin line,” the policy of pursuing parallel progress in nuclear deterrence and economic development? 

Kim Soobok of New York Committee for Implementation of the June 15 Joint Declaration
 will discuss North Korea’s recent economic development and the preeminence placed on science and technology in that process.

Sponsored by: East Asian Studies Program, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Staten Island

 

 

 


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