Julian Ku - Hofstra University. Hempstead, NY, US

Julian Ku Julian Ku

Professor of Law | Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY, US

Professor Ku is an expert on international law, constitutional law, U.S. foreign policy, and Chinese foreign policy.

Standoff with North Korea

Standoff with North Korea 2018-06-08
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Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un are scheduled to meet in the highly anticipated June 12 summit in Singapore, the first-ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader.

Will North Korea agree to close its nuclear program in exchange for offers of economic investment, loosened sanctions, and security guarantees? What needs to happen for the summit to be considered a diplomatic success?

This is where our experts can help. Political science professor Paul Fritz and law professor Julian Ku are experts on American foreign policy and can speak with media regarding the current state of North Korea-U.S relations. Simply click on one of their icons to arrange an interview.


From missile tests to peace talks: north korea's sudden shift explained

"kim jong un is hoping to extract a loosening of sanctions or other assistance by feigning a willingness to disarm," said one expert.