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U.S. and South Korean troops look across the DMZ.

U.S. Army

Seminar - Open to the Public

South Korea and the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella: Extended Deterrence in the Post-Cold War World

Wed., Nov. 7, 2012 | 10:00am - 11:30am

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Since 1953, the United States has maintained a formal extended deterrence commitment to protect South Korea.  This talk will examine the history of the U.S. nuclear umbrella for South Korea, the role the umbrella plays in South Korean and U.S. security planning, and questions regarding the credibility of the commitment.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.