1880NLINE / North Korea: The Knowns and Unknowns Inside the Hermit Kingdom

By May 19, 2020 No Comments
Last month’s media frenzy surrounding the health of Kim Jong-un has reiterated how tightly the country controls information and how difficult it is for the international press to confirm speculations. Despite Kim’s public appearance, the recent development raised questions on leadership succession in North Korea. How will it be determined? What’s next for US-North Korea relations and how will it impact Northeast Asia’s geopolitical dynamics?

Introduction by
Laura Deal Lacey
Executive Director, Asia Center at Milken Institute

James Crabtree Associate Professor in Practice, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Anna Fifield Writer of The Great Successor: The Perfectly Divine Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong-un
Prof. Robert Kelly Associate Professor in Political Science, Pusan National University
Yasuhide Nakayama Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan
Dr. John Park Director of the Korea Project, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center

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