Press Release

Press Release
November 9, 2015
Ms Heesun Kim

* For Immediate Release


Asan Seminar on North Korea’s Nuclear Futures


SEOUL, November 9, 2015 – The Asan Institute and the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University to co-host a seminar titled, “North Korea’s Nuclear Futures” at 9:30am on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the institute.

This seminar intends to assess and discuss North Korea’s missile and delivery technologies; geostrategic implications in terms of the U.S. alliances and extended deterrence; and regional and international non-proliferation implications.

Presenters include Joel Wit, Robert Carlin, John Schilling, Shane Smith and Leonard Spector.

Due to limited space, media wishing to attend the following event must RSVP to with details including name, affiliation, mobile number and Lunch available(Y/N) by 12pm Wednesday November 11, 2015.

Please note: media wishing to film or record the event should inform Heesun Kim at


About the Asan Institute for Policy Studies

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies ( is an independent think tank that provides innovative policy solutions and spearheads public discourse on the core issues in Korea, East Asia and the world. Our goal is to assist policymakers to make better informed and mutually beneficial policy decisions.

The Asan Institute, established in 2008, has successfully hosted a series of international conferences including the Asan Plenum, the Asan China Forum and the Asan Nuclear Forum. It has also published a number of books such as China’s Foreign Policy, Japan In Crisis, and The Arab Spring.