COKUSS/CUSKOS 33rd International Security Conference

 


You are cordially invited to a conference on the topic of

The Korean Peninsula Security Challenges:
The First Year under Presidents Moon and Trump

Thursday, June 28th 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Friday, June 29th 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C.
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COKUSS

This event is co-sponsored by the Council on Korea-U.S. Security Studies, the Korean Defense Veterans Association, and The Institute of World Politics.

 

Day 1: June 28, 2018

Opening Ceremony and Remarks

by Chairmen Gen. (Ret.) John Tilelli and Gen. (Ret.) Byungkwan Kim

 

Panels and Speakers:

9:00 - 11:30 AM
Panel 1: Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Papers:
The role of the ROK-US alliance for denuclearization of North Korea - Dae-Sung Song

International collaboration efforts for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula - George Hutchinson, George Mason University


Discussants: Andrew Scobell and Dong Sun Lee

Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) Kim Jae Chang

 

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Luncheon Speech with ROK Ambassador to USA

 

1:30 - 4:00 PM
Panel 2. ROK-US Alliance Issues under Moon & Trump

Papers:
North Korea's military developments and actions since Moon/Trump elections - Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State University

Denuclearization, Peace Regime, and ROK-US Alliance Issues Post-Summit Talks - Changsoo Kim, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses

Discussants: David Maxwell, Vice Admiral (Ret.) Tae-Ho Won, and MG (Ret.) Seo Young Lee

Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) John Tilelli

 


 

Day 2: June 29, 2018

9:00 - 11:30 AM
Panel 3 - Deterring and Defending against the North Korean Threat

Papers:

Toward New Alliance Strategies: Preparing against Threat from DPRK and China - Taewoo Kim

Optimal structure for deterrence against the DPRK threat - Bruce Bennett, RAND


Discussants: (USA) William Newcomb, (ROK) Jaekap Ryoo, and Nam-Sung Huh


Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) Walter Sharp

Closing Remarks - Co-Chairmen, ROK, USA



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