North Korea and the Trump Administration topic of ‘General and the Ambassador’

In the February 2022 episode of the podcast “The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation,” host Ambassador (Ret.) Deborah McCarthy is joined by General Robert Abrams and Ambassador Harry Harris. Together, the three discuss U.S. diplomatic-military engagement with North Korea during the Trump Administration.

General Abrams served as Commander United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea (2018- 2021). Abrams previously served as the Commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, and he commanded from Company through Division level, including in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Ambassador Harris was the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2018 to 2021. Prior to that, Harris served in the U.S. Navy for 40 years, including as Commander U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Pacific Fleet, U.S. 6th fleet, NATO Striking and Support Forces and Joint Task Force Guantanamo.

Podcast producer and host Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the CGSC Foundation and was the 2018 DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. The DACOR Visiting Professor of Diplomacy Program is conducted in partnership with the Diplomatic and Consular Officers, Retired, Inc. (DACOR) organization located in Washington D.C., and the Command and General Staff College Foundation. Several times a year retired senior officials, usually Ambassadors with extensive diplomatic experience, visit Fort Leavenworth to interact with U.S. Army Command and General Staff College students and faculty, and provide a Department of State and Chief of Mission perspective to the curriculum. During their visit the DACOR Visiting Professors of Diplomacy also interact with area universities and civic organizations discussing policy, regional, and political expertise, as well as speaking about careers in the Foreign Service.

“The General and the Ambassador: A Conversation” podcast promotes interagency cooperation and is produced by the American Academy of Diplomacy.

To learn more and listen to the podcast, please follow the link below.
The Republic of Korea: U.S. Dip-Mil engagement during the Trump Administration with General Robert Abrams and Ambassador Harry Harris

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