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Asan China Forum

Tingting Li, University of Chicago

In response to the recent North Korea missile launch, Ms. Sohn Jie-Ae, CEO of the Korean International Broadcasting Foundation, asked the speakers to comment on the event before proceeding to the assigned topic. Dr. Vasily V. Mikheev, Vice President of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences, considered the launch an inevitable failure due to technological backwardness and noted that US assessments tend to overestimate North Korea