6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Games and Gamesmanship: Unity and Stability at Pyeongchang

When athletes from North and South Korea unite under one flag at the Pyeongchang Olympics, it will be more than a political statement. It may also pave the way for a new approach to deal with Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions. Join us for a discussion on the history of sports diplomacy in the Korean Peninsula and the significance of the latest Olympic détente in dealing with Kim Jong un’s regime.


  • Jung H. Pak

    Senior Fellow, SK-Korean Foundation Chair in Korea Studies, Brookings Institution
  • Matthew Kroenig

    Associate Professor, Georgetown University
  • Kang Choi

    Vice President for Research and a Principal Fellow, The Asan Institute for Policy Studies