Korea Chair "The Capital Cable" #9 with Markus Garlauskas
Please join us for a special conversation with Mr. Markus Garlauskas, a nonresident senior fellow with the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative, part of the Atlantic Council.
Mr. Garlauskas recently concluded almost two decades of service as a US government official. He was appointed to the Senior National Intelligence Service as the National Intelligence Officer (NIO) for North Korea on the National Intelligence Council from July 2014 to June 2020. As NIO, he led the US intelligence community’s strategic analysis on North Korea issues and expanded analytic outreach to non-government experts. He also provided direct analytic support to top-level policy deliberations, including the presidential transition, as well as the Singapore and Hanoi summits with North Korea. Garlauskas served for nearly twelve years overseas at the headquarters of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and US Forces Korea in Seoul. His staff assignments there included chief of the Intelligence Estimates Branch and director of the Strategy Division. For his service in Korea, he received the Joint Civilian Distinguished Service Award, the highest civilian award from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Topics of discussion will include U.S. policy towards North Korea, inter-Korean relations and more.
[Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies]