"North Korea, the Dangerous Outlier"

STAMFORD, Conn. - April 28, 2015 - PRLog -- The public is invited to attend the annual Mitchell Krauss Ambassadors’ Roundtable dinner presentation by Ambassador Donald P. Gregg, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, current chairman of the Pacific Century Institute in Los Angeles, and chairman emeritus of The Korea Society in New York City, on “North Korea, the Dangerous Outlier”. This event will take place at the Stamford Yacht Club on May 13, 2015.

In 2012, Gregg was appointed chairman of the Pacific Century Institute. In 1993, he retired from a 43-year career in the United States government to become the president and chairman of The Korea Society. He has been chairman emeritus since 2009.

Gregg started his career in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1951 and over the next quarter century was assigned to Japan, Burma, Vietnam and Korea. He was seconded to the National Security Council staff in 1979, where he was in charge of intelligence activities and Asian policy affairs.

In 1982, Gregg was asked by the then Vice President George Bush to become his national security advisor. He then retired from the CIA, and was awarded the Distinguished Intelligence Medal. During his six years with Vice President Bush, Gregg traveled to 65 countries.

In September 1989, Gregg began his service as the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Prior to his departure from Korea in 1993, he received the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, an honorary doctoral degree from Sogang University, and a decoration from the prime minister of Korea.

Gregg is a graduate of Williams College and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

The cost for the dinner and presentation is free for AR series members and $105 for the general public. The event will start at 6:15 P.M. with a cash bar.  Dinner will begin at 7 P.M. and will be followed by the presentation. Reservations and advance payment are required. Space is limited. Please contact the World Affairs Forum at 203-356-0340 or E-mail: info@worldaffairsforum.org to reserve.

The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world. The Forum is an affiliate of the World Affairs Councils of America.

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