South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Speaker

Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations

Scott Snyder discusses his new book, South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers. Snyder examines the trajectory of fifty years of South Korean foreign policy and offers predictions—and a prescription—for the future.

The CFR Fellows’ Book Launch series highlights new books by CFR fellows. 

               

               

               

  

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