Korea Initiative Series Lecture

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The The Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) presents "The State of Asia: The Bush Administration's Record and the Next Administration's Challenges" from Dr. Victor Cha, Professor, Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Director of Asian Studies at Georgetown University.

Victor D. Cha (Ph.D. Columbia, BA/MA Oxford) has served as Director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council and Deputy Head of the U.S. Delegation to the Six Party Talks. He is the award-winning author of Alignment Despite Antagonism: The United States-Korea-Japan Security Triangle (Stanford University Press, winner of the 2000 Ohira Book Prize) and Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies (Columbia University Press, 2003).

He has written articles on international relations and East Asia in journals including Foreign Affairs, International Security, Political Science Quarterly, Survival, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Strategic Studies, The Washington Quarterly, Orbis, Journal of Peace Research, Security Dialogue, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Korean Studies, and Asian Survey.

At Georgetown, Cha teaches courses in both the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Government and has served as director of the American Alliances in Asia Project. Cha is the recipient of numerous academic awards including MacArthur Foundation Fellowships and two Fulbright Scholarships. He also spent two years as a John M. Olin National Security fellow at Harvard University, and as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC). In 1999, Cha was the Edward Teller National Security Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

He is currently writing a book on the politics of sport in Asia and the Beijing Olympics. His most recent publication is "Winning Asia: An Untold American Foreign Policy Success" in the November/December 2007 issue of Foreign Affairs. lunch will be served.

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To make reservations or for more information, contact Angela Levin at 404-894-3199 (E-mail: alevin@gatech.edu)


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