Dr. Cha will speak on his forthcoming book (Alignment Depite Antagonism, Stanford University Press, February 1999) on the impact that historical enmity, domestic politics, and realpolitik forces have had in fostering cooperation in this critically important security relationship during the Cold War and post-Cold War eras.
Victor Cha is Assistnat Professor in the Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. For the 1998-99 academic year, he is the Edward Teller Fellow for National Seurity at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and a recipient of the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award (Korea). Dr. Cha has published articles on topics related to international relations, East Asia, and Korea in various scholarly journals. He has also taken part in Track II dialogue on US-Japan-Korea cooperation and has consulted on various projects related to East Asia for the US government.