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Revisiting History: North Korea and Nuclear Weapons

National Asia Research Program (NARP) Associate Jonathan Pollack spoke on "Revisiting History: North Korea and Nuclear Weapons" on November 3, 2010, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Event Video

View video of the event on the Wilson Center website: Revisiting History: North Korea and Nuclear Weapons

About the Speaker

Jonathan Pollack

Dr. Pollack is professor of Asian and Pacific Studies and chairman of the Asia-Pacific Studies Group at the Naval War College. In December 2010 he joined the Foreign Policy Program of the Brookings Institute as a senior fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center. He has taught at Brandeis University, the Rand Graduate School of Policy Studies, UCLA, as well as at the Naval War College. A specialist on East Asian international politics and security, he has published extensively on Chinese political-military strategy, U.S.-China relations, the political and security dynamics of the Korean Peninsula, and U.S. strategy and policy in Asia and the Pacific. His latest study is No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security, to be published late this year by Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

The talk is part of Dr. Pollack’s work as a NARP Associate and was co-presented by the Wilson Center’s Asia Program in cooperation with the North Korea International Documentation Project.

For more information about this event, contact Sonia Luthra at or (202) 637-9767.