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Lawrence J. Korb
Center for American Progress
US National Security and US Foreign Policy in the Northeast Asia
ICAS Fall Symposium:
Humanity, Peace and Security
October 28, 2009 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Rayburn Office Building Room B-318
United States House of Representatives
Washington DC 20515
We are pleased to share with you that Lawrence J. Korb will address "US Foreign Policy in the Northeast Asia"
at the ICAS Fall Symposium on October 28, 2009 in Washington DC.
Lawrence J. Korb is a Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress (CAP) and a senior advisor to the Center for
Defense Information. Prior to joining CAP, he was a senior fellow and director of National Security Studies
at the Council on Foreign Relations. From July 1998 to October 2002, Larry was council
vice president, director of studies, and holder of the Maurice Greenberg Chair.
Prior to joining the council, he served as director of the Center for Public Policy Education
and senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution;
dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University
of Pittsburgh; vice president of corporate operations at the Raytheon Company; and
director of defense studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
Dr. Korb served as assistant secretary of defense (manpower, reserve affairs, installations, and
logistics) from 1981 through 1985. In that position, he administered about 70 percent
of the defense budget. For his service in that position, Larry was awarded the Department
of Defense's medal for Distinguished Public Service. Larry served on active duty
for four years as Naval Flight Officer, and retired from the Naval Reserve with
the rank of captain.
Larry's 20 books and more than 100 articles on national security
issues include The Joint Chiefs of Staff: The First Twenty-five Years; The Fall
and Rise of the Pentagon; American National Security: Policy and Process, Future
Visions for U.S. Defense Policy; Reshaping America's Military; and A New National
Security Strategy in an Age of Terrorists, Tyrants, and Weapons of Mass Destruction.
His articles have appeared in such journals as Foreign Affairs, Public Administration
Review, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Naval Institute Proceedings, and International
Security. Over the past decade, Larry has made over 1,000 appearances as a commentator
on such shows as "The Today Show," "The Early Show," "Good Morning America," "Face
the Nation," "This Week," "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer," "Nightline," "60 Minutes,"
"Larry King Live," "The O'Reilly Factor," and "Hannity and Colmes." His more than
100 op-ed pieces have appeared in such major newspapers as The Washington Post,
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, Los Angeles Times,
The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Christian
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President