The Path Forward for Dealing With North Korea

October 10, 2017 | Washington, DC


  • Brookings Institution
    Falk Auditorium
    1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20036 


The Center for East Asia Policy Studies and the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings will host leading US experts and former officials to identify actionable policy steps the White House and Congress should take to address the growing threat from North Korea. Panel presentations will focus on Kim Jong Un's outlook and objectives, the history of negotiations with North Korea, and comparative case studies, including the Berlin Crisis of 1961, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and recent negotiations with Iran. Former Deputy National Security Advisor Avril Haines will deliver a keynote address, sharing insights from her experiences and offering thoughts on the path forward for dealing with North Korea.

WilmerHale Partner David Cohen will be a speaker on the panel "Lessons from historical case studies."