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Chung Min Lee

Chairman of the Advisory Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies

Chung Min Lee is Chairman of the Advisory Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C..

Prior to joining Carnegie in July 2018, he taught for twenty years at the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, in Seoul, Korea.

Chung Min served as the ROK’s Ambassador for National Security Affairs (2013-2016) and Ambassador for International Security Affairs (2010-2011). He is a leading expert on Asian security and defense policies and focuses on intelligence and net assessments, force modernization and defense technologies, and crisis management. Lee has worked at leading think tanks and universities in East Asia and the United States since the late 1980s.