presents *

ICAS  Fall Symposium

Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.


Special Advisor
Mercedes Bendeck
John Hilboldt

Young Jin Jo
Mary Oh
Michelle Won
Hayoung Yoo

12:00 - 1:00

5:00 - 6:00


Humanity, Liberty, Peace and Security

The Korean Peninsula Issues
and United States National Security*

October 25, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Allison Auditorium
The Heritage Foundation 214 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington DC 20002

9:30 AM Registration
Moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow & Executive Vice President)
9:50 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Becky N Dunlop (ICAS Fellow; Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow)
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
10:00 AM Christopher Gahan (Chief of Staff, US Senator Pat Toomey; intro by D. Lee)
North Korea's Nuclear Missile Threat: A view from US Senate
11:00 AM Scott Busby (Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labour,
US Department of State; intro by L.Jang)
North Korea's Human Rights Issues: What To Do About It?
1:00 PM John Hamre (President and CEO, Center for Strategic and International Studies)
The US-ROK Alliance and North Korea's Nukes
2:00 PM Michael Green (Sr Vice President Asia, Japan Chair, CSIS; intro by A. Kim)
Should Washington Talk to Pyongyang in the New Administration?
3:00 PM David Shambaugh (Professor of Political Science, Director China Policy Program,
Elliot School International Affairs, George Washington University)
US-China Relations and the Dynamics of East Asia
4:00 PM Jack Weinstein (Lt G US Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration,
Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon)
Deterring North Korea's Nuclear Missile Threats: No Challenge Only Opportunity
5:00 PM Adjourn

Joseph Bosco (ICAS Fellow; Senior Associate CSIS)
In Bum Chun (ICAS Fellow; Visiting Scholar Korea Inst SAIS JHU; Lt G ROK Army Ret)
Dennis Halpin (ICAS Fellow; Visiting Scholar SAIS Johns Hopkins University)
Peter Huessy (ICAS Fellow; President, GeoStrategic Analysis; Senior Consultant, Mitchell Institute, AFA)
Tong Kim (ICAS Fellow; Washington Correspondent and columnnist The Korea Times)
David Maxwell (ICAS Fellow; Associate Director Security Studies Program Georgetown University)
Larrry Niksch (ICAS Fellow; Senior Associate CSIS)

Upcoming ICAS Program
Annual Liberty Celebration Dinner
December 14, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Cannon Caucus Room Capitol Hill
Dennis Blair
Guest of Honour

* as a public service pro bono publico
ICAS designates this educational activity for continuing education/professional development
for a maximum of 7:00 hours credit commensurate with the extent of actual participation.
 ICAS is not an agent of any government and/or a foreign principal (18 U.S.C.951),
and solely supported by voluntary contributions.
 1.8 million Korean-Americas reside in the USA (Census 2015) .
 ICAS Liberty Foundation seeks to promote the cause of humanity, liberty, peace, prosperity and security through cultural, educational and research activities.

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