IKS Co-Sponsored Lecture: Jeffrey Lewis, "Nuclear Weapons and Instability on the Korean Peninsula"

Jeffrey Lewis
November 10, 2022
11:10AM - 12:30PM
Mendenhall Lab 191

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Add to Calendar 2022-11-10 11:10:00 2022-11-10 12:30:00 IKS Co-Sponsored Lecture: Jeffrey Lewis, "Nuclear Weapons and Instability on the Korean Peninsula" The Institute for Korean Studies and Mershon Center for International Security Studies Present: "Nuclear Weapons and Instability on the Korean Peninsula" Jeffrey Lewis Middlebury Institute of International Studies Abstract: Nuclear weapons have played an outsized role in shaping the security dynamics of the Korean Peninsula from the end of the Korean War to the present day.  The security dynamic on the Korea peninsula is, once again, changing rapidly, this time as a conservative government in Seoul takes power and as Pyongyang resumes missile testing, them deployment of tactical nuclear weapons and prepares to conduct another nuclear explosion. Download the PDF flyer here. Dr. Jeffrey Lewis is a Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California and a scholar at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.  He is the author of three books, including a novel about a nuclear war between the United States and North Korea, The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States.  Dr. Lewis is also founding publisher of the Arms Control Wonk weblog, as well as the cohost of the podcast of the same name. Mendenhall Lab 191 East Asian Studies Center easc@osu.edu America/New_York public

The Institute for Korean Studies and Mershon Center for International Security Studies Present:

"Nuclear Weapons and Instability on the Korean Peninsula"

Jeffrey Lewis
Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Abstract: Nuclear weapons have played an outsized role in shaping the security dynamics of the Korean Peninsula from the end of the Korean War to the present day.  The security dynamic on the Korea peninsula is, once again, changing rapidly, this time as a conservative government in Seoul takes power and as Pyongyang resumes missile testing, them deployment of tactical nuclear weapons and prepares to conduct another nuclear explosion. Download the PDF flyer here.

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis is a Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California and a scholar at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.  He is the author of three books, including a novel about a nuclear war between the United States and North Korea, The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States.  Dr. Lewis is also founding publisher of the Arms Control Wonk weblog, as well as the cohost of the podcast of the same name.

Free and Open to the Public 

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This event is supported by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.