The Wilson Center will host Mayor Ahn Sang-Soo of Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea on February 4. This event is open to the public.
A collection of archival documents on inter-Korean, US-ROK and DPRK-Communist bloc relations from 1970 to 1974 compiled in preparation for the 1-2 July 2010 conference "The Rise and Fall of the Detente on the Korean Peninsula: 1970-1974."
Ryoo Kihl-Jae, former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and long-time partner of the North Korea International Documentation Project, was nominated as the next Minister of Unification of the Republic of Korea by President-elect Park Geun-hye.
Schaefer described how in the wake of the North Vietnamese victory, North Korean leader Kim Il Sung sought Chinese assistance in reunifying the Korean peninsula by force after negotiations between North and South were halted.
NKIDP Working Paper #3, “’Mostly Propaganda in Nature:’ Kim Il Sung, the Juche Ideology, and the Second Korean War,” written by Mitchell Lerner, chronicles the events of the “Second Korean War” and explores the internal circumstances and foreign policy of North Korea during this critical period.
Using fresh and policy-relevant historical data, the Database on Inter-Korean Relations informs and supports current and future efforts to reunify peacefully the Korean Peninsula and achieve reconciliation in post-unification Korea.
CWIHP Working Paper #44 by Bernd Schaefer