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Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Metzl joins CNN to talk about the Wuhan Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Trump’s reversal of North Korea sanctions sends a dangerous signal

"President Trump is making clear to China, Russia, and even South Korea that the UN sanctions are not to be taken seriously," Jamie Metzl said.

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Korea Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, Jan 18, 2019

Trump to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong-un again in February

Is a second summit a good idea?

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Jamie Metzl is a nonresident senior fellow for Technology and National Security in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security of the Atlantic Council and a senior adviser to a New York-based global investment firm. He previously served as executive vice president of the Asia Society, deputy staff director of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, senior coordinator for international public information at the US State Department, director for multilateral affairs on the National Security Council, and as a Human Rights Officer for the United Nations in Cambodia. He ran unsuccessfully for the US House of Representatives from Missouri’s Fifth Congressional District in Kansas City in 2004. He has served as an election monitor on Afghanistan and the Philippines and advised the government of North Korea on the establishment of Special Economic Zones.

Metzl appears regularly on national and international media discussing Asian economic and political issues and his syndicated columns and other writing on Asian affairs, genetics, virtual reality, and other topics are regularly featured in publications around the world. He has testified before Congress outlining emergency preparedness recommendations after 9-11 and on the national security implication of the biotechnology and genomics revolutions. He is the author of a history of the Cambodian genocide and the novel The Depths of the Sea, both published by St. Martin’s Press. His novel Genesis Code, dealing with issues of human genetic enhancement in the context of a future US-China rivalry, was published by Arcade in November 2014.

A founder and cochair of the national security organization Partnership for a Secure America, Jamie is a board member of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Jewish refugee agency HIAS, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a former White House fellow and Aspen Institute crown fellow, and is the honorary ambassador to North America of the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy. He holds a PhD in Asian history from Oxford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University. He has completed twelve Ironman triathlons, twenty-four marathons, and nine ultramarathons.