Forging a Denuclearization Agreement with North Korea

August 29, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies

Robert Choo served as a deputy legal adviser to the National Security Council in the White House during the Obama Administration from October 2015 to December 2016.

At the NSC, he worked on the sanctions imposed on North Korea in response to nuclear tests and on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran.

Since 2010, Choo has served as an attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser in the Department of State, from which he is currently on leave.

In this talk, Choo will discuss the domestic and international legal considerations that figure into the forging of an agreement that would exchange an easing of sanctions for denuclearization in North Korea, offering points of comparison with the legal architecture of the Iran agreement.

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