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Korea Club with Ambassador Joseph DeTrani
Date and Time:
November 17, 2016 06:30 pm ~ November 17, 2016 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Ambassador Joseph DeTrani and Greg Scarlatoiu
Host Organization:

 

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Dear Colleague:

You are invited to attend a meeting of the Korea Club on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The event will feature Ambassador Joseph DeTrani who will give a presentation entitled, "Recommendations for the Next Administrations' North Korea Policy."

Ambassador Joseph DeTrani is the President of the Daniel Morgan Academy. Prior to joining the Academy, he served as the president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) for three years and now serves on their Board of Advisors.

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Ambassador DeTrani was the Senior Advisor to the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the National Counter Proliferation Center and the Intelligence Community Mission Manager for North Korea.  Prior to joining the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in 2006, he served at the Department of State as the Special Envoy for Six-Party Talks with North Korea, with the rank of Ambassador, and as the U.S. Representative to the Korea Energy Development Organization (KEDO).
 
Before his service with the Department of State, Ambassador DeTrani had a distinguished career with the Central Intelligence Agency.  As a member of the Senior Intelligence Service, his Washington assignments included leadership positions as the Director of East Asia Operations, Director for European Operations, Director of the Office of Technical Services, Director of Public Affairs, Director of the Crime and Narcotics Center and Executive Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence William Casey.  Ambassador DeTrani spent a number of years overseas, primarily in East Asia and China and is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and proficient in French. He is the recipient of numerous awards, to include the Donovan Award, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal and the Commandant’s Award.
 
Ambassador DeTrani was an officer in the U.S. Air Force and is a graduate of New York University (NYU), where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, and attended NYU School of Law and Graduate School of Business Administration.  He received a Certificate in Chinese from the State Department Foreign Language School in Taiwan and attended Harvard’s International Security Program for executives.
 
Ambassador DeTrani a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute of Strategic Studies and has published numerous articles dealing with North Korea, China, Iran, Cyber espionage and non-proliferation issues.
 
PROGRAM DETAILS
Reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm, and the speaker’s presentation and Q & A session. The program will conclude at 9:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $25.00, payable at the door by either check or cash.
 
RSVP is required for this program. Seating is limited. To register for this program or for further questions, please e-mail your confirmation to Sang Kim, Director of Public Affairs, at [email protected].

WOO LAE OAK RESTAURANT IN TYSONS CORNER
The evening program will be held at Woo Lae Oak Korean restaurant in Tysons Corner—see address above. The program will start at 6:30 pm with a cash bar, set up inside the Korea Club conference room on the 1st floor of the restaurant. For more information on Woo Lae Oak, please take a few minutes to visit the restaurant’s website:  http://www.woolaeoak.com.
 
FOR DRIVERS
Woo Lae Oak is conveniently located in the heart of Tysons Corner. If you need assistance locating the restaurant, please call the restaurant (703-827-7300). Ample free parking is available in the restaurant’s multi-story parking garage.

FOR METRO RIDERS
Silver Line stop at Greensboro Metro Station. The restaurant is located just south of Greensboro Metro Station. Upon arriving at Greensboro Metro Station, please exit using the West Entrance Exit. For step-by-step directions, please use  http://wmata.com.
         

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