Tae Woo Kim

Taewoo Kim received Ph.D. in Political Science from the State Univ. of New York at Buffalo in 1989. Since then he has taken such positions as Research Fellow at Sejong Institute and National Assembly. He worked as an Advisor Professor to President Myungbak Lee and played a key role in the Presidential Commission for Defense Reform in 2010. After retiring as Senior Research Fellow at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses (KIDA) in 2011, he worked as the 11th President of the Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU). Currently, he is Professor at Konyang Univ. Policy Advisor to ROK Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, and a Member of Board of Directors, Council on Korea-U.S. Security Studies (COKUS). He is one of the most prolific writers in South Korea in the areas of security, defense, WMD, and Korean unification. His works include: “Strength and Consistency: a Key to North Korean Nuke Sanction,” presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the COKUS, 2016; “Combating North Korea's Nuclear Blackmail: Proactive Deterrence and the Triad System," 2010 KINU-CNAS joint research project; "ROK-U.S. Defense Cooperation against North Korean Nuclear Threat: Strengthening the Extended Deterrence," 2009 KINU-CNAS joint research project; "South Korea’s Nuclear Future: Temptation, Frustration and Vision,'' presented at a conference on "Over the Horizon: WMD Proliferation 2020", hosted by the Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC) in 2007; "South Korea's Missile Dilemmas," Asian Survey (May/June 1999); "US-DPRK Nuclear Rapprochement in the South Korean Dilemmas," Third World Quarterly (November 1995); "South Korean Patience Wearing Thin," Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (Sep./Oct. 1995). etc.

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Links for Tae Woo Kim
North Korea's Nuclear Issues post Singapore: Summit and Future of ROK-U.S. Alliance
North Korea's Nuclear Issues post Singapore: (slides)
2018 ICAS Summer Sympossium Special

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