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Sunday, February 18

2:00 pm Lecture
A New Korean War?
Location:
Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15217
Announced by:
Asian Studies Center on behalf of
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Tensions are heating up over North Korea's nuclear program, intensified by an exchange of insults between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Will the conflict between the two countries result in war? Why does North Korea want nuclear weapons? For aggression? Or for self-defense? Do South Koreans regard a nuclearized North as an existential threat or as something they can live with? How would a new Korean War end?