Pacific No More: Security in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula
Panel at the 2017 Munich Security Conference
On February 18, 2017, ASPI President Kevin Rudd moderated a discussion on "Security in East-Asia and the Korean Peninsula" at the 2017 Munich Security Conference. The panel was introduced by John Chipman, Director General and Chief Executive of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.
The panelists included senior officials and leaders from across the Asia-Pacific region, including Yun Byung-Se, South Korea's Minister of Foreign Affairs; Ng Eng Hen, Singapore's Minister of Defense; Fu Ying, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of China's National People's Congress; U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan; and Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. The panelists discussed U.S.-China relations, North Korea's nuclear program, and an increasingly uncertain global order, among other challenges. (2 hours, 16 min., 5 sec.)
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