At the International Forum on One Korea 2020, Dr. Parker took an in-depth look at the immense global threat presented by a nuclear North Korea while also presenting an intriguing opportunity to eliminate all weapons of mass destruction on the Korean peninsula. He discusses the role of neighboring nations, especially China, and other major players like the United States.
Dr. William J. Parker III is a national security consultant and author focusing on Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and maritime issues. He is the former CEO and President of the EastWest Institute and the former Chief Executive Officer and President of the National Defense University Foundation. He is a life member and former Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. An award-winning author, Parker has published over fifty articles and co-authored the books Jihadist Strategic Communication as practiced by Usama Bin Laden and Ayman Al-Zawahiri and Guaranteeing America’s Security in the Twenty-First Century. He is a retired senior naval officer with multiple combat tours. He regularly appears on national and international television and radio broadcasts.