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World Economic Forum East Asia Debate – Seoul, Korea

June 18th, 2009

Masood Sharif Khan Khattak spoke at the World Economic Forum in Seoul, Korea on the topic of Asian Flashpoints: Challenges to Security along with Brad Glosserman, Lee Chung-Min, Makio Miyagawa and Moon Chung-In. Moderated by Richard Samans. Here are some highlights and the introduction video:

Despite the wide ranging nature of security issues in Asia including terrorism, endemic disease and illegal immigration, the conversation rarely veered from the nuclearization of the Korean peninsula and the current attempts to diffuse the situation. Participants discussed the various intricacies of North Korea’s nuclear strategy and what involved countries could do to defuse the situation.
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