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GEORGETOWN SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE | Georgetown professor and former director of Asian Affairs for the National Security Council Victor Cha spoke at a Jan. 23 book talk.

North Korea Unlikely to Denuclearize, Victor Cha Says

North Korea will not denuclearize within the near future, Georgetown University professor and former director of Asian Affairs for the National Security Council Victor Cha said at Jan. 23 event. Both past administrations’ as well as President Donald Trump’s administration’s primary objective to erase nuclear capability is misguided, because North[Read More…]

by January 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LIU: On North Korea, A Search for Reality

LIU: On North Korea, A Search for Reality

The June summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with broad support from the American people, indicating optimism about North Korea’s potential denuclearization. Yet behind every ounce of optimism is a harsh reality. North Korea is unlikely to denuclearize because of its economic status,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) told a capacity crowd of Georgetown students that the Trump administration is bringing the country dangerously close to war with North Korea.

Sen. Duckworth Raises Alarm Over North Korea ‘Drums of War’

The prospect of a war between the United States and a nuclear-capable North Korea has become increasingly likely, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) said Thursday night in a speech in the Healey Family Student Center, warning that President Donald Trump’s “irresponsible” rhetoric threatens U.S. national security. “I am hearing the drums[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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North Korea Threats Must Be Countered With Negotiation, Former Secretary of Defense Says

Negotiation, rather than a military solution, is vital to achieving positive, sustainable peace with North Korea, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said at a panel Nov. 2. North Korea is under international pressure to end missile and nuclear tests on the Korean peninsula, where it has conducted six nuclear[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Donald Trump's policies toward China and North Korea threaten international stability.

Former NSA Susan Rice Criticizes Trump on China Policy

President Donald Trump’s incoherent policies on China and North Korea threaten international stability, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice argued in a webcast for the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ 2017 CHINA Town Hall. Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted the town hall as[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELIZA MINEAUX FOR THE HOYA
Professor Matthew Kroenig, center, moderated a discussion on nuclear nonproliferation and North Korea between former Pentagon official Michael Rubin, left, and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein, right, on Wednesday night.

Experts Mull More Aggressive North Korean Responses

Foreign policy experts hashed out strategies to combat the rise of nuclear proliferation in rogue states, including more aggressive actions against North Korea, at an event hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society Wednesday evening. Former Pentagon official Michael Rubin and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein discussed[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OLSON: In Trump Era, Echoes of Truman

OLSON: In Trump Era, Echoes of Truman

Aug. 8, President Donald Trump declared that if North Korea continued to use its burgeoning nuclear program to threaten the United States, “they [would] be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Trump’s words, which raise the prospect of nuclear warfare to its highest level in[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Love and Film in Despotic Darkness

“The Lovers and the Despot” is a documentary that examines life and culture in North Korea through the lens of dictator Kim Jong Il’s attempt to create an internationally recognized film industry in North Korea. Against the backdrop of long-existing Cold War tensions between North and South Korea, a South[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Defector Shares Experience

Jeong Kwang-il, a former political prisoner at Camp Yodok in North Korea, spoke about his experiences in the camp at an event hosted by Truth and Human Rights in North Korea Thursday at the Mortara Center. Jeong was arrested by the North Korean government in 1999 after he contacted a[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

North Korean Defectors Discuss Lives

More than 75 members of the Georgetown community listened to harrowing testimony from three North Korean defectors at a panel hosted by the Truth and Human Rights in North Korea club Wednesday evening in the Healey Family Student Center. Praise Ju, Hyeonah Ji and Johan Kim, speaking mostly through a[Read More…]

by February 8, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News