Nov 14, 2017
An expert on East Asian regional security issues, Philip Yun is the Executive Director of Ploughshares Fund, a public foundation working to reduce nuclear threats and eliminate nuclear weapons. Mr. Yun was a presidential appointee at the US Department of State (1994-2001), serving as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He served as senior advisor to two US Coordinators for North Korea Policy and was part of the US delegation that traveled to North Korea with Secretary of State Madeline Albright in 2000. He will address growing concerns about and threats from North Korea, including the North's nuclear and missile capability, their strategic motivations, and what the implications might be for South Korea, Japan and China.
Philip will be interviewed by Doug Savage of the Institute of World Affairs at UW-Milwaukee.