Episode 7,

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Michelle Fournoy, Christopher Hill & Sheila Miyoshi Jager

A Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Edition of Truth Politics and Power. If North Korea continues its nuclear and missile programs, the Secretary of State says all options are on the table.

If North Korea continues its nuclear and missile programs, the Secretary of State says all options are on the table. The president says if China won’t act, the United States take care of North Korea on its own. How we found ourselves in a nuclear stand off with an impoverished Cold War relic, and where we go from here. Guests for this program includes former Ambassador Christopher Hill,  Historian Shiela Miyoshi Jager and Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). 

 

Guests

Michèlle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). She served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from February 2009 to February 2012. 

https://www.cnas.org/people/mich%C3%A8le-flournoy

https://sofrep.com/75871/mattis-wanted-woman-second-command-heres-turned/

Christopher Hill, former Ambassador to South Korea, former Ambassador to Iraq, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Now Dean of Korbel School of International Studies at Denver University, author of “Outpost:Life on the frontiers of American Diplomacy” On February 14, 2005, Hill was named as the Head of the U.S. delegation to the six-party talks aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis.

http://www.du.edu/korbel/about/dean/

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/meet-the-press-70-years/fmr-s-korea-ambassador-solution-north-korea-china-n743521

 

Sheila Miyoshi Jager earned her PhD in anthropology from the University of Chicago. She has written extensively on modern and contemporary Korean politics and history and is the author of Brothers At War: The Unending Conflict in Korea and two previous books on Korea and East Asia. She is a professor of East Asian Studies at Oberlin College in Ohio.

https://new.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/departments/east_asian/faculty_detail.dot?id=20867

http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/author/sheila_miyoshi_jager

https://www.amazon.com/Brothers-War-Unending-Conflict-Korea/dp/0393348857