Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Senior Research Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
North Korea's Nukes and Missile: Outlook and Challenges
The Korean Peninsula
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
We are pleased to share with you that Bruce Klingner will address "North Korea's Nukes and Missiles:
Outlook and Challenges" at the ICAS Fall Symposium on October 28, 2009
in Washington DC.
Bruce Klingner is the Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia at The Heritage Foundation's Asian
Studies Center. Bruce joined Heritage in 2007 after 20 years in the intelligence community
working at the CIA and Defense Intelligence Agency. In 1993, he was the selected
as Chief of CIA's Korea Branch which provided analytic reports on military developments
during the nuclear crisis with North Korea. From 1996-2001, Bruce was the Deputy
Chief for Korea in the CIA's Directorate of Intelligence where he was responsible
for analyzing Korean political, military, economic and leadership issues for the
president and other senior policymakers.
His articles have appeared in The Financial
Times, The Washington Times, USA Today, Chosun Ilbo, Joongang Ilbo, Korea Herald,
Korea Times, Seoul Shinmun, Kukmin Daily, Far Eastern Economic Review, Nikkei Weekly,
The Asia Times, the Korea and World Affairs journal, International Journal of Korean
Studies, the Korea Policy Review journal, and Yale Politic. His comments and analysis
have appeared in CNN, CNN International, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Fox News TV, C-Span
TV, BBC TV, SBS (Korea) TV, KBS (Korea) TV, NHK (Japan) TV, Arirang (Japan) TV,
Al Jazeerra TV, The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times,
Fortune, Newsweek, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New
Republic, National Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, Associated Press,
Agence France Presse, Defense News, Asahi Shimbun, Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan Times,
Mainichi Shimbun, Kyodo News, Sekai Nippo, Sankei Daily.
Before coming to Heritage, Bruce spent several years at the Eurasia Group, a global political risk assessment
firm. As the firm's primary Korea analyst, he wrote articles and analyses for most
major Asian and American newspapers. Bruce also was a frequent panelist in policy
forums around Washington. Before working at Eurasia, he worked as the Director of
Analysis and Senior Asia Analyst at the Intellibridge Corp., which provided intelligence
and analysis to government and business decision-makers.
Bruce is a distinguished graduate of the National War College where he earned a master's degree in national
security strategy in 2002. He also earned a master's in strategic intelligence from
the Defense Intelligence College and has a bachelor's degree in political science
from Middlebury College in Vermont. Bruce is active in Korean martial arts and has
attained third degree black belt in tae kwon do and first degree black belt in hapkido
and teuk kong moo sool.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President