"North Korea: Progress or Stalemate?"


The Common Good was pleased to present a special briefing with Gordon Chang, leading North Korea expert and author. The stakes are high - for the Korean Peninsula, the nations of the far East and the United States.

Gordon Chang discussed the crucial US- North Korea relations and examine next steps to avoid a nuclear showdown or other possible conflict.

Are they playing us? I don’t know..If they’re playing Trump, we’re going to be in a world of hurt, because he’s going to have no options left. This is the last, best chance for beace right here.
— Senator Lindsey Graham
Chang knows Asia well, and has his eyes set on the long tem... In his eyes, it is the duty of the world’s dominant power to protect the international system from developing- world states seeking to go nuclear.
— Foreign Affairs

Gordon Chang is a renowned expert on North Korea and China. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, and a columnist at The Daily Beast. He worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades as Counsel to Paul Weiss and Partner at Baker and McKenzie. Chang has briefed at the National Intelligence Council, the CIA, the State Department, U.S. Strategic Command, and the Pentagon. His writing on China and North Korea has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The National Interest, The American Conservative, The International Herald Tribune, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, National Review and Barron’s.

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