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Prof. Julian Ku Quoted on Why Korea Summit Is Unlikely to Result in Peace Treaty in Quartz Story

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

65 YEARS ON
The Historical Reasons the Korea Summit Can’t End With a Peace Treaty
By Steve Mollman
Quartz
April 24, 2018

Excerpt:
A peace treaty ending the war — like the the San Francisco Peace Treaty signed by the US, Japan, and dozens of other countries after World War II — could remain elusive. For starters, it would need to be signed by the United States, which also is technically still at war with North Korea.

“It is hard to see the US Senate approving any such treaty by the constitutionally required two-thirds margin,” notes Julian Ku, a professor at the law school of Hofstra University in New York.

Read the full article on the Quartz website.

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