Discussion with General Vincent Brooks: Challenges and Opportunities in Korea

Friday, March 15, 2019

12:00 pm

Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall 3rd floor, 616 Serra Mall, Stanford

Sponsored by:
Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

About the speaker: Vincent K. Brooks is a career Army officer who recently retired from active duty as the four-star general in command of all U.S. Forces in Korea, where he concurrently commanded United Nations Command – continuously serving since 1950 and initially commanded by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur; and the Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined  Forces Command comprising over 625,000 Koreans and Americans under arms. His areas of expertise are national security, policy, strategy, international relations, military operations, combating terrorism and countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, diversity and inclusion, leadership in complex organizations, crisis leadership, and building cohesive trust-based teams. He is a combat veteran and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, director of U.S.-Asia Security Initiative at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, will moderate the discussion. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan from 2009 until 2011. Before appointment as Chief of Mission on Kabul, Ambassador Eikenberry had a thirty-five year career in the United States Army, retiring in April 2009 with the rank of Lieutenant General.

Friday, March 15, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall 3rd floor, 616 Serra Mall, Stanford

This event is free and open to the general public. RSVP required.


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