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FPI Hill Briefing: The U.S.-South Korea Summit- Deeper Ties amid Growing Challenges

Hosted by the Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI)
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Rayburn House Office Building


The Foreign Policy Initiative will host an exclusive briefing on President Park Geun-hye’s visit to the United States next week, as well as the closer cooperation and growing challenges for this critical alliance. How are Pyongyang’s provocations and Beijing’s ambitions shaping South Korea’s security environment? How can the United States and South Korea deepen alliance cooperation in response to recent attacks along the demilitarized zone? How will the United States respond to South Korea’s regional concerns? This discussion is off-the-record and closed to public.


Expert Panel:
Dr. Victor Cha
Center for Strategic and International Studies; Georgetown University

Dr. Michael J. Green
Center for Strategic and International Studies; Georgetown University

Dr. Woo Jung-Yeop
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies


Moderated by:
Christopher J. Griffin
Foreign Policy Initiative


About Experts

Woo Jung-Yeop
Woo Jung-Yeop

Research Fellow

Dr. Woo Jung-Yeop is a research fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Previously, Dr. Woo was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California and also an Associate Analyst for Gallup Korea and the Korea Research Company. Dr. Woo’s research focuses on foreign military intervention in civil wars and the relationship between foreign policy-making and public opinion. Dr. Woo received a B.A. from Seoul National University, M.P.P. from Georgetown University, and his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.