Inter-Korea Strategy of the Moon Government and the Future of the Peninsula

November 1, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mānoa Campus, East-West Center John A. Burns Hall 1601 East-West Road Room 3121 (3rd Floor)

Achieving peace on the Korean Peninsula is a policy that is of utmost importance to South Korea President Moon Jae-in’s administration. There are two facets to the relationship between peace and denuclearization: “peace through denuclearization” and “denuclearization through peace”. North Korea-U.S. talks are primarily focused on achieving peace through denuclearization. However, the South Korean government believes both methods are valid and necessary. “Denuclearization through peace” ensures that North Korea does not deviate from the path to denuclearization; it can even accelerate the process.Ki-Jung Kim is a leading scholar and policy expert on security issues surrounding the Korean Peninsula. He is known as President Moon Jae-in’s “foreign brain,” one of the main architects of the Moon administration’s North Korea Policy. He Served as the chairman of the Foreign Policy and National Security Advising Committee of Moon’s 2016 Presidential Transition Team of Moon. He was the Second Deputy Director of National Security of the Moon Jae-in Government. Kim is a professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Yonsei University. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut, and bachelor’s degree from Yonsei

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