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June 29, 2018
Senior Advisor Amb. Joseph Yun Comments on Potential Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from the Korean Peninsula

Korea Joongang Daily

American troops are not likely to be withdrawn from the Korean Peninsula in the near future, said Joseph Yun, former U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, but could be at some point when all outstanding issues are “resolved.”

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June 19, 2018
Vice Chairman Amb. Richard Verma Joins Paladin Capital Group

India West

Paladin Capital Group June 13 announced that former U.S. Ambassador to India and current vice chair at The Asia Group Richard Verma will join Paladin’s Strategic Advisory Group.

Nominated as U.S. Ambassador to India by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in December 2014, the former Indian American official oversaw one of the largest U.S. diplomatic missions in the world and championed historic progress in U.S.-India relations, with critical evolutions to bilateral cooperation in defense, trade, and clean energy, Paladin said in a news release.

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June 4, 2018
Senior Advisor Amb. Joseph Yun Asks If a Deal with North Korea is Really Possible

Foreign Affairs

Over the past few weeks, the on again-off again U.S.–North Korean summit has drawn a considerable amount of attention to the question of whether the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will even take place. But the danger of focusing on Trump and Kim’s game of hot and cold is that it is diverting focus from the more fundamental issue at hand: what a minimally successful agreement between Washington and Pyongyang should look like.

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May 11, 2018
Senior Advisor Amb. Joseph Yun Weighs In On Upcoming U.S.-North Korea Meeting

National Public Radio

NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with Ambassador Joseph Yun, former special representative for North Korea policy, about the upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and what denuclearization means to both parties.

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May 1, 2018
The Asia Group Welcomes Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun as Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 1, 2018) – The Asia Group announced today that Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun has joined the firm as Senior Advisor. Ambassador Yun brings over three decades of experience at the highest levels of the U.S. foreign service. Most recently serving as the U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy, he played an instrumental role in reopening the “New York channel,” a direct communication line with officials from Pyongyang.

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