The View from Seoul: A Conversation with the Republic of Korea's Foreign Minister
The United States and South Korea have shared a special relationship for decades, stretching as far back as the Korean War in the 1950s. This connection has provided a sturdy foundation for long-term economic prosperity and security for Americans and South Koreans alike against a backdrop of new and enduring challenges. South Korea’s Foreign Minister, Kang Kyung-wha, joins the Aspen Security Forum to discuss her view from Seoul about key foreign policy issues, including:
-What is the outlook for U.S. – South Korea relations in 2021 and beyond?
-How is South Korea working to achieve diplomatic solutions to resolve long-time tensions with North Korea, especially with regard to Pyongyang’s burgeoning nuclear program?
-Why was South Korea’s response to the coronavirus pandemic so effective, and what lessons can other countries take from its success?