North Korea and Nuclear Threat

October 24, 2017 | Washington D.C.

North Korea, the United States, and the Risk of Nuclear Confrontation

Discussion featuring Janne E. Nolan '74 and Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun

Tuesday, October 24

Location and details TBA

Janne E. Nolan '74 chairs the Nuclear Security Working Group and is a faculty member at the Elliott School of International Affairs of the George Washington University. Janne is an author and consultant to government and private industry in areas including international security, foreign policy, defense technology policy, U.S. governance, and ethics. Throughout her career, she has sought to improve the quality and effectiveness of US governance, leadership, and innovation in defense and foreign policy.  She has held positions in the State Department, Pentagon, White House and Senate Armed Service Committee

Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun is Special Representative for North Korea Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan in the US State Department Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Ambassador Yun joined the Foreign Service in 1985 and has served as the United States Ambassador to Malaysia and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor. Before joining the Foreign Service, Ambassador Yun was a senior economist for Data Resources, Inc.

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