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The New Kim on the Block: Prospects for North Korea and the Nuclear Issue

Events | Headline and Cultural Forums

The sudden accession of Kim Jong Un to the leadership of North Korea has led to all kinds of speculation about his ability to lead, the country’s direction, and the prospects for an agreement with the US and South Korea on nuclear weapons. Will Kim Jong Un be able to command support from the North Korean military? Can we expect more provocative behavior from the North? Is engagement with North Korea still possible, or will the Cold War worsen on the Korean peninsula? These are among the questions we will explore - as well as view recent rare video footage of Kim Jong Un.