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Aurora, Colorado – Feb. 16, 2016 – Keith Luse, Executive Director of the National Committee on North Korea, will speak about “North Korea, South Korea and the Politics of Reunification” on Wednesday, February 17 at 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Community College of Aurora (CCA) CentreTech Campus in the Student Centre Building, 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO.
The Community College of Aurora and Aurora Sister Cities are partnering with WorldDenver to host this special speaking engagement as part of its commitment to diverse communities in Aurora.
This event is free to the public.
For more information, contact Mary Jackson Meeks at 303-360-4728.
About Keith Luse
Keith Luse became Executive Director of the National Committee on North Korea in July 2014. Previously he was the Senior East Asia Policy Advisor for Chairman and later Ranking Member Senator Richard G. Lugar at the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 2003 – 2013. Luse was also Staff Director for Senator Lugar at the Senate Agriculture Committee from 1999-2002. During the 14 years of working for Senator Lugar in Washington, Luse attended numerous meetings and had many interactions with North Korean officials inside North Korea and in the United States. Luse’s first trip to North Korea in 2003 related to the transparency of distribution of U.S. food aid inside the country. On later visits to Pyongyang, Yongbyon and other parts of North Korea, topics of focus included the nuclear issue, food and nutritional assistance, North Korean human rights, and American POWs from the Korean War, among others. In the Senate, he worked on North Korea-related legislation and other action by the Senate regarding these and additional North Korea issues.