Home > Events
Events
Korea Club with David Maxwell
Date and Time:
January 22, 2015 06:30 pm ~ January 22, 2015 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Professor David Maxwell
Host Organization:

 

Description:

 

Korea Club with David Maxwell


Thursday | January 22, 2015
6:30 pm–9:00 pm

 

Thoughts on the Security Situation on the
Korean Peninsula and the Way Forward

 


Guest Speaker:

 

David S. Maxwell
Associate Director 
Center for the Security Studies & Security Studies Program
Georgetown University

 

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

 


The Korea Club met on Thursday, January 22, 2015 and featured David Maxwell, who gave a presentation entitled “Thoughts on the Security Situation on the Korean Peninsula and the Way Forward".

 

 

David S. Maxwell is the Associate Director of the Center for Security Studies and the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University.  He is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army retiring as a Special Forces Colonel, with his final assignment serving on the military faculty teaching national security strategy at the National War College. He spent the majority of his military service overseas with nearly 25 years in Asia, primarily in Korea, Japan and the Philippines, leading organizations from the SF A-Team to the Joint Special Operations Task Force level.  

 

In addition, he is a fellow at the Institute of Corean-American Studies (ICAS) and on the Board of Advisors for Small Wars Journal.  He is a Life Member of the Special Forces Association and the National War College Alumni Association. He is the author of numerous works on Korea, Special Operations, Foreign Internal Defense, Unconventional Warfare and National Security. He and his family reside in Northern Virginia.

 

Colonel Maxwell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and Master of Military Arts and Science degrees from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the School of Advanced Military Studies and a Master of Science degree in National Security Studies from the National War College of the National Defense University. He began the Doctorate of Liberal Studies program at Georgetown University in the fall of 2011.

 

 

 


Korea Club Directors

 

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

 

 

Korea Economic Institute of America
1800 K Street, NW, Suite 1010, Washington, DC 20006 | P: 202-464-1982 | F: 202-464-1987

Embargoed until 12:01 a.m. February 25, 2021.  South Africa’s Apartheid and North Korea’s Songbun: Parallels in Crimes against Humanity by Robert Collins underlines similarities between two systematically, deliberately, and thoroughly discriminatory repressive systems. This project began with expert testimony Collins submitted as part of a joint investigation and documentation project scrutinizing human rights violations committed at North Korea’s short-

North Korea's Chŭngsan No. 11 Detention Facility
Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., Greg Scarlatoiu, Amanda Oh, & Rosa Park
Dec 21, 2020

This report is part of a comprehensive long-term project undertaken by HRNK to use satellite imagery to shed light on human suffering in the DPRK (more commonly known as North Korea) by monitoring activity at political prison and detention facilities throughout the nation. This study endeavors to both establish a preliminary baseline report and detail activities observed during 2002–2020 at a detention facility variously identified by former prisoners and researchers as the “Chŭngsan No. 11

North Korea's Long-term Prison-Labor Facility Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jŏngŏ-ri - Update 3
Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., Greg Scarlatoiu, Amanda Oh, & Rosa Park
Sep 30, 2020

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), a non-governmental organization based in Washington, D.C., has launched a report entitled North Korea: Imagery Analysis of Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jŏngŏ-ri - Update 3. The report methodology comprises satellite imagery analysis and former prisoner testimony. This kyo-hwa-so detention facility was first featured in the September 2015 report The Hidden Gulag IV: Gender Repression and Prisoner Disappearances by David Hawk. HRNK re

THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2019.

THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019. Lost Generation: The Health and Human Rights of North Korean Children, 1990–2018 is a nearly thirty-year study monitoring the health and human rights conditions of North Korean children. “Health” is defined by the World Health Organization as a “state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the absence of dis

EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 A.M. EST WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019.