1. Filmed November 3, 2011

    This third in a series on relationships of commercial, political, and strategic interest for both the United States and Korea examines the growing relevance of India for both the U.S. and ROK. India figures as a primary ally for the United States in South Asia as the world’s largest democracy, partner in research and destination for investment, a strategic counterbalance to China, and common supporter in the war against terrorism. India is increasingly a key destination for Korean investment as well, with particular focus on research and development, and stands as a democratic partner in Asia. This session, featuring the East-West Center’s Dr. Satu Limaye, explores the relevancy of India for Korean and American investors and strategists.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    koreasociety.org/policy/policy/korea_the_united_states_and_strategic_relations_india.html

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  2. Filmed March 22, 2012

    Dr. Sheila Smith, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow and Ambassador Thomas Hubbard, Chairman of The Korea Society, address the political, security, and economic challenges confronting Japan-Korea relations. The two assess recent developments and opportunities in this significant Northeast Asia bilateral relationship.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    koreasociety.org/policy/policy/korea-japan_relations_a_policy_discussion.html

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  3. Filmed April 19, 2012

    Dr. Rhee’s presentation will address the economic prospects and risks for developing Asia, including the impact of the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and slow U.S. growth. He will also explore the growing inequality in many Asian countries despite impressive development gains and how developing Asian countries can ensure that gains in economic growth are shared more broadly.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    koreasociety.org/business/business/asian_development_outlook_2012_confronting_rising_inequality_in_asia.html

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  4. Filmed May 1, 2012

    What is the current trajectory of U.S.-DPRK relations? Should denuclearization continue to be the central focus of U.S. approach? Joining us for this next installment of The Korea Society’s highly popular Knowing North Korea series, Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), speaks from his groundbreaking paper suggesting change. Cronin served prior as the Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at National Defense University and has a nearly thirty-year career inside government and academic research centers, spanning defense affairs, foreign policy, and development assistance.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    koreasociety.org/policy/policy/knowing_north_korea_negotiating_north_korea.html

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  5. Filmed January 20, 2012

    Joseph Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund, and Alexandra Toma, founder and co-chair of the Fissile Materials Working Group, examine the issues surrounding the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit to take place in Seoul in March. What does the summit mean for international efforts to prevent nuclear weapons from falling into the hands of terrorists? What are the current and new efforts aimed at North Korean denuclearization? How does the summit affect Seoul’s increasing role as a regional host and leader in the areas of politics and security? Cirincione, author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats, is a member of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's International Security Advisory Board. Ms. Toma is also executive director of Connect U.S. Fund.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    koreasociety.org/policy/policy/2012_seoul_nuclear_security_summit_a_policy_discussion.html

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The Culture, Policy and Society programming promotes cross-cultural understanding through public lectures, panel discussions, symposia and workshops that present the rich diversity of Korea and U.S.-Korea relations in historical and contemporary contexts.…


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The Culture, Policy and Society programming promotes cross-cultural understanding through public lectures, panel discussions, symposia and workshops that present the rich diversity of Korea and U.S.-Korea relations in historical and contemporary contexts. These programs feature authors, scholars, artists, practitioners from the nonprofit sector, politicians, business leaders and others who are willing to share with the American public their unique expertise on Korea and U.S.-Korea relations.

The focus of this project area is an in-depth exploration of the social, cultural, economic, political, historical and security dimensions of the U.S.-Korea relationship. The objective is to foster a greater awareness, appreciation and understanding of the complexity of these underlying factors, which fuels the power of imagination that is the indispensable wellspring of the capacity for empathy. While divergences of perspectives between Americans and Koreans on many fundamental issues may be inevitable, it is equally inevitable that these divergences must be brought within the realm of imagination to be channeled toward productive engagement based on mutual respect.

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