KEI and Sasakawa USA co-hosted a discussion of the June 2018 U.S.-North Korea summit and whether it could be a turning point for relations with North Korea. The event took place from noon-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Korea Economic Institute of America Conference Facility.
Author: Christa Robelin Desrets
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Just hours after President Donald Trump denounced North Korea’s continued missile tests in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly on September 19, Sasakawa USA provided context and analysis to the Washington, D.C. journalism community at a private roundtable event at the National Press Club.
Categories: In the News
Although rhetoric regarding the North Korean regime’s continued nuclear tests has ramped up in Washington in recent weeks with Pyongyang’s actions, the overall North Korean strategy of provoking the international community while operating below the threshold of starting conflict has remained in place for about half a century, Sasakawa USA’s Admiral Dennis Blair explains in the latest episode of The Global Politico podcast with Susan Glasser.
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Asia on Air Episode 04: Chris Nelson on North Korea, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Drama
In Episode 4 of Asia on Air, Capitol Hill and Asia expert Chris Nelson discusses his decades of experience with and observations of the U.S.-Japan-DPRK drama.
The recent exchanges of threats between Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump have brought North Korea’s nuclear weapons program back into the spotlight, but how much of the discussion is posturing and how much is progress? Chris Nelson gives us his take on these key questions.
Author: Shigemura Toshimitsu
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
In the wake of multiple missile launches and a fifth nuclear test by North Korea, Pyongyang watcher Shigemura Toshimitsu offers insights into Kim Jong-un’s motivations while calling for a dramatic escalation of international sanctions.
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