A New Arms Race? The North Korean Nuclear Challenge -- March 7 Symposium

A New Arms Race? The North Korean Nuclear Challenge -- March 7 Symposium

Reunion of Koreans separated by North/South division ends as South Koreans leave. AFP photo.

Presentations and debate on the origins, dangers, and possible resolution of this threat to stability in Northeast Asia. UCLA Chancellor Carnesale to join the discussion.

2 - 5 pm
James West Alumni Center, UCLA
Free and open to the public -- limited seating.

Speakers' Bios 

Featuring UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale
Author of six books on nuclear weapons and nuclear policy.

Historical Context 
John Duncan
Director, UCLA Center for Korean Studies

Conflict & Cooperation in Northeast Asia
These presentations focus on vital security factors such as historical context, trade and investment, multilateral organizations, resource competition, and domestic political dynamics.

Moon Chung-In
Dean of the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University
Author and editor of a number of books including, Understanding Regime Dynamics in North Korea, Arms Control on the Korean Peninsula, and The Kim Dae-jung Government and Sunshine Policy.

Susan Shirk
Former Deputy Asst. Secretary of State for Greater China, Research Director of the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. Co-editor of Power and Prosperity: Economics and Security Linkages in the Asia-Pacific.

Victor Cha
Director of the American Alliances in Asia Project, Georgetown University
Author of Alignment Despite Antagonism and Nuclear North Korea? A Debate on Strategies of Engagement (forthcoming, 2003)

Ron Morse
UCLA Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations, Former U.S. Dept. of Defense, State, and Energy Staffer. Co-editor of Powernomics: Economics and Strategy after the Cold War.

Roundtable: Debating U.S. Policy Options

Albert Carnesale, UCLA Chancellor

Victor Gilinsky, formerly of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 

Chae-jin Lee, Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Claremont McKenna College

Namhee Lee, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

Norman Levin, Asia-Pacific Center, RAND Corporation

CHAIR: Richard Baum, Director of the UCLA Asia Institute

Speakers' Bios 

Sponsored by the UCLA Asia Institute with support from the Centers for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Studies. For additional information, please contact the Asia Institute at (310) 825-0007 or visit the Institute website at <http://international.ucla.edu/asia>.

Parking is available for $7. Enter the campus via Westwood Boulevard and purchase a permit for lot 6 (preferred), 8 or 9.
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A New Arms Race? The North Korean Nuclear Challenge

IMAGE: Poster released by the Korean Central News Agency, the official voice of the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), January 31, 2003.

For more info please contact:
Clayton Dube
310 825-0007

Published: Sunday, February 23, 2003