SOAS University of London

Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice

The Korean Missile Crisis: How we got here, why it’s dangerous, and how to keep the peace?

Professor Daryl Press

Date: 5 October 2017Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 5 October 2017Time: 6:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 4429

Type of Event: Talk

Daryl G. Press is associate professor of Government at Dartmouth. He received his BA from the University of Chicago and his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on U.S. national security policy – in particular, the changing global balance of power, the future of nuclear deterrence, and international security challenges in East Asia and the Persian Gulf. Professor Press has published widely on U.S. foreign policy in popular outlets such as Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, and The Atlantic Monthly, and in leading academic journals such as the American Political Science Review, International Security, and Security Studies. He is the author of Calculating Credibility: How Leaders Assess Military Threats, a book on credibility and decision- making during military crises (Cornell University Press, 2005), and has completed a new book manuscript on nuclear deterrence in the 21st century. Professor Press is a research affiliate of the Security Studies Program at MIT, a faculty Fellow at the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism at the University of Chicago, and he has consulted for RAND and the Defense Department for nearly twenty years. In 2014, he was a Hitachi-Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow in Tokyo, working at Japan’s National Institute for Defense Studies. Dr. Press gives frequent talks on U.S. national security topics for public, academic, military, and policy audiences.

Organiser: Leslie Vinjamuri

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