On August 12, Markus Garlauskas presented remarks and answered questions at a panel discussion hosted virtually by Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. The event was organized to launch a new Belfer workshop report to which Garlauskas contributed, “A Policy of Public Diplomacy with North Korea: A Principled and Pragmatic Approach to Promote Human Rights and Pursue Denuclearization.”  In his presentation, Garlauskas argued that North Korea’s nuclear program is both motivated and enabled by the Kim regime’s human rights abuses meaning that pursuing North Korean denuclearization is inseparable with pursuing North Korean human rights reforms. 

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