Faculty Notes

Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in Newsday Story on Cancellation of North Korea Summit

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

LIers React to Canceled North Korea Summit
Some Korean-Americans on Long Island said they were disappointed by the news, but were still hopeful for peace on the peninsula.
By Rachel Uda
May 24, 2018

Foreign policy expert Julian Ku sees the United States and North Korea taking a step back to a standoff.

The cancellation could be a healthy development overall, though, if the summit is rescheduled, said Ku, a professor at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

“The two sides are so apart in what they were talking about. The U.S. wants to talk about the denuclearization of North Korea and North Korea wants to talk about a peace treaty,” Ku said. “If the North Koreans come back to the table with something, it’s likely there’ll be a better chance of success.”

Read the full article on the Newsday website.