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Korea Club with Ambassador James A. Kelly
Date and Time:
February 20, 2014 06:30 pm ~ February 20, 2014 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Ambassador James A. Kelly
Host Organization:

 

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Korea Club with Ambassador James A. Kelly


Thursday, February 20, 2014
6:30 pm–9:00 pm

 

Korea and Its Neighbors:
Comments from an American Friend

 

Guest Speaker:

 

James A. Kelly
Former Assistant Secretary of State  for East Asian and Pacific Affairs


 

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

 


The Korea Club met on Thursday, February 20, 2014 and featured the Honorable James A. Kelly, who gave a presentation entitled “Korea and Its Neighbors: Comments from an American Friend".

 

The Honorable James A. Kelly  is a former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He is currently a Senior Advisor for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). From 1994 to 2001, Ambassador Kelly was President of Pacific Forum CSIS in Honolulu. He was previously President of EAP Associates, Inc., of Honolulu, which provided international business consulting services with an Asia/Pacific focus to private clients. Earlier, he served at the White House as special assistant for national security affairs to President Ronald Reagan and as senior director for Asian affairs for the National Security Council from 1986 to 1989 under Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush. From 1983 to 1986, Mr. Kelly was at the Pentagon as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (East Asia and Pacific).

He earned an M.B.A. from the Harvard School of Business Administration 1968. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1959) and the National War College (1977). He served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1982, concluding his active duty as a captain in the Supply Corps.

 

 


Korea Club Directors

 

Jim Kelman (KUSCO)         Greg Scarlatoiu (HRNK)          Linda Butcher (KEI)
       (703) 568-6987                      (202) 499-7973                      (857) 373-9110

 

 

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