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North Korea is the Impossible State. Each week join the people who know the most about North Korea—The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Victor Cha, Mike Green, and Sue Mi Terry—for an insider's discussion with host H. Andrew Schwartz about the United States’ top national security priority. Email your questions to ImpossibleState@csis.org.

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North Korea is the Impossible State. Each week join the people who know the most about North Korea—The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Victor Cha, Mike Green, and Sue Mi Terry—for an insider's discussion with host H. Andrew Schwartz about the United States’ top national security priority. Email your questions to ImpossibleState@csis.org.

    Best of the ROK-U.S. Strategic Forum 2022: Welcoming Remarks by Lee Geun and Keynote Address by Wang Yunjong

    Best of the ROK-U.S. Strategic Forum 2022: Welcoming Remarks by Lee Geun and Keynote Address by Wang Yunjong

    This special episode is from the 7th annual ROK-U.S. Strategic Forum on June 6, 2022, CSIS Korea Chair's premier international forum bringing together policymakers, experts, and officials to discuss US-ROK alliance issues. Lee Geun, the president of the Korea Foundation opens the event with welcoming remarks. The Secretary to the President for Economic Security, Wang Yunjong, delivers a keynote address on economic security, supply chains, and the ROK-U.S. cooperation.

    • 25 min
    Korea-US-China Relations

    Korea-US-China Relations

    In this episode, Andrew Schwartz and Victor Cha are joined by Ellen Kim, the deputy director of the Korea Chair at CSIS, and Jonathan Cheng, China bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, for a discussion on the relationship between the United States, China, and Korea, including issues related to economics, foreign policy, and the current situation in Taiwan and North Korea.

    • 31 min
    Takeaways from the First Biden-Yoon Summit

    Takeaways from the First Biden-Yoon Summit

    In this episode, Andrew Schwartz and Victor Cha are joined by Christian Davies, Seoul Correspondent for the Financial Times to discuss the Biden-Yoon summit on May 21 as well as the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, North Korea's missile and nuclear threat, and China's response to Biden's active agenda in Asia.

    • 37 min
    Covid-19 Outbreak in North Korea

    Covid-19 Outbreak in North Korea

    In this episode, Andrew Schwartz and Victor Cha are joined by J. Stephen Morrison to discuss the Covid-19 outbreak in North Korea - which CSIS predicted back in March, the impact of the pandemic on the unvaccinated country, and the road ahead amidst ongoing health and food crises worsened by an extreme lockdown.

    • 25 min
    North Korea’s Burgeoning Missile Threat

    North Korea’s Burgeoning Missile Threat

    In this episode, Andrew Schwartz is joined by Victor Cha and Tom Karako to discuss the implications of the current conflict in Ukraine on North Korea's missile threat. They also discuss what it means for North Korea's capability going forward and what practical steps can be taken to accomplish denuclearization.

    • 22 min
    The North Korean Missile Threat: Expert Roundtable

    The North Korean Missile Threat: Expert Roundtable

    This bonus episode is from our second Tipping Points event, The North Korean Missile Threat: Expert Roundtable. Dr. Victor Cha hosted an expert roundtable on North Korea's latest missile developments, including the current state of their ballistic missile force, and how they may have advanced their technologies so quickly. He was joined by Joe Bermudez of CSIS, Markus Garlauskas of the Atlantic Council, Ankit Panda of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Sue Mi Terry of the Wilson Center.

    • 58 min

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