Korea at a Crossroads: Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella With US Naval War College’s Terence Roehrig
October 25, 2018 - US Naval War College Professor and Asia-Pacific Studies Group Director Terence Roehrig discusses the nuclear umbrella in Northeast Asia in the context of deterrence theory and US strategy. In conversation with the Society’s Stephen Noerper, Roehrig examines the role of the nuclear umbrella in South Korean and Japanese defense planning and security calculations, including the potential for either the ROK or Japan developing its own nuclear weapons.
Professor Roehrig also addresses US and South Korea efforts at North Korean denuclearization in this context.
The Korea Society is co-hosting this program with Columbia University's Center for Korean Research.
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