Past Events


The Asan Institute for Policy Studies had a Roundtable titled “Korea’s Defense Reform 307” with Dr. BruceBennett of the RAND Corporation on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

Dr. Bennett presented his critical view on Korea’s defense reform plan and will also discuss with participants on various aspects of the plan.

Dr. Bennett is currently a senior defense analyst at the RAND Corporation who works primarily on research topics such as strategy, force planning, and counter-proliferation within the RAND International Security and Defense Policy Center. He received his Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He specializes in “asymmetric threats” such as weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and how to counter those threats with new strategies, operational concepts, and technologies. He is an expert in Northeast Asian military issues, and has addressed issues such as future ROK military force requirements, the Korean military balance, counters to North Korean chemical and biological weapon threats in Korea and Japan, dealing with a North Korean collapse, and deterrence of nuclear threats. He has worked with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, U.S. Forces Korea and Japan, the U.S. Pacific Command and Central Command, the ROK and Japanese militaries, and the ROK National Assembly

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 19, 2011/ 10:00-12:00 
Place: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Topic: “Analysis on Defense Reform Plan 307 of Korea”