COKUSS/CUSKOS 33rd International Security Conference

Jul 07, 2018

Jun 28-29, 2018


COKUSS/CUSKOS 33rd International Security Conference On the topic of: Korean Peninsula Security Challenges: The First Year under President’s Moon and Trump 


This event is co-sponsored by the Council on Korea-U.S. Security Studies, the Korean Defense Veterans Association, and The Institute of World Politics.  


Day 1: June 28, 2018


Opening Ceremony and Remarksby Chairmen Gen. (Ret.) John Tilelli and Gen. (Ret.) Byungkwan Kim Panels and Speakers


Panel 1: Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula Papers:The role of the ROK-US alliance for denuclearization of North Korea - Dae-Sung SongInternational collaboration efforts for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula - George Hutchinson, George Mason University 


Discussants: Andrew Scobell, Vice Admiral (Ret.) Tae-Ho Won, and MG (Ret.) Seo Young Lee Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) Kim Jae Chang 


Luncheon Speech with ROK Ambassador to USA  


Panel 2: ROK-US Alliance Issues under Moon & TrumpPapers:North Korea's military developments and actions since Moon/Trump elections - Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State University Nuclear weapons in the ROK - Changsoo Kim, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses


Discussants:  David Maxwell and Dong Sun LeeModerated by Gen. (Ret.) John Tilelli 


Day 2: June 29, 2018


Panel 3: Deterring and Defending against the North Korean Threat Papers: China-DPRK Nuclear Collusion and ROK-U.S. Alliance Response - Taewoo Kim Optimal structure for deterrence against the DPRK threat - Bruce Bennett, RAND 


Discussants: (USA) William Newcomb, (ROK) Jaekap Ryoo, and Nam-Sung Huh Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) Walter Sharp Closing Remarks - Co-Chairmen, ROK, USA 

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