The North Korea Crisis: Peering into the Future


The North Korea Crisis: Peering into the Future


Link to Video

Link to video


Joel S. Wit, senior fellow at the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a senior research fellow at Columbia University Weatherhead Institute for East Asian Studies, delivered the 2017 Jooinn Lee Lecture on Wednesday, November 1, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. Wit’s talk, “The North Korea Crisis: Peering into the Future,” was free and open to the public. Wit was a key participant in the establishment of the Korean Peninsular Energy Development Organization. He prior was assigned to the State Department’s Office of Strategic Nuclear Policy, where he was responsible for US policy on issues related to nuclear arms control and weapons proliferation. Wit has written numerous articles on Northeast Asian security issues and on North Korea and nonproliferation. He is coauthor of Going Critical: The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis. Wit received his MIA from Columbia University and his BA from Bucknell University

Streaming Media

Media is loading

Publication Date



Korea (North), Weapons of mass destruction--Korea (North), Korea (North)--Relations--United States, United States--Relations--Korea (North)


American Politics | Defense and Security Studies | International Relations

The North Korea Crisis: Peering into the Future