A New Stage of North Korean Nuclear Weapons Challenges: Possibilities for Changes from Within?
Thursday, November 16
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
North Korea’s nuclear program began in the 1960s, and weaponization started in the 1990s. The nuclear weapons program accelerated in the 2000s as DPRK withdrew from the Non-Proliferati
What are our options to deal with the nuclear weapons challenges from North Korea? Are there any safe military options that could avoid all-out war? Can dialog and a peace treaty provide a meaningful solution? Is there any room for humanitarian and human rights approaches dealing with North Korea?
Three UH Manoa experts on Korea (Harrison Kim, History; Tae-Ung Baek, Law School; Edward Shultz, SPAS emeritus) will discuss the current stage of North Korean nuclear weapons challenges, and possibilities for changes from within in this secluded country.