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This week the leaders of South and North Korea are expected to hold their first-ever summit meeting. What can South Korean president Kim Dae Jung expect from the talks? Is North Korea serious about opening a new chapter in North-South relations? What role does the U.S. have to play in bringing peace and reconciliation to the Korean peninsula? Korean specialists Patrick Cronin and William Drennan are available for questions, commentary, and analysis in examining the implications of the Korean summit in Pyongyang to U.S. national security and the peace process on the Korean peninsula.

  • Patrick Cronin
  • William Drennan


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