Korean Unification: What Would It Take?

Map of North and South Korea

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November 3, 2015


8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


RAND Corporation
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Santa Monica, CA

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Join us for a half-day conference organized by the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy on possible paths toward unification of the Korean peninsula and the longer-term economic, geopolitical, and human security implications of unification. Co-hosted by the Republic of Korea's Sejong Institute and sponsored by the Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles, top experts on Korea will join RAND analysts to consider how the Republic of Korea, the U.S., and other countries in the region might facilitate unification, as well as address the challenges of working with the current North Korean government.

Lee Duk-Haeng

Director General, Policy Cooperation Division, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea

Kang Choi

Vice President and Director, Center for Foreign Policy and National Security, Asan Institute

Ryoo Kihl-Jae

Professor, University of North Korean Studies; Former Minister of Unification, Republic of Korea

Un-Chul Yang

Vice President, Sejong Institute

Bruce Bennett

Senior Defense Analyst, RAND Corporation

Bruce Klingner

Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, Heritage Foundation

Andrew Scobell

Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

David Kang

Professor of International Relations and Business Director of USC Korean Studies Institute

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