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Honolulu International Forum featuring Rob York



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Rob York is Program Director for Regional Affairs at Pacific Forum. He is responsible for editing Pacific Forum publications, including the weekly PacNet series, the triannual Comparative Connections journal, and the in-depth Issue & Insights series. Prior to joining Pacific Forum, Rob worked as a production editor at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. A PhD candidate in Korean history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Rob has established himself as a commentator on inter-Korean and Hong Kong affairs, as a regular contributor to NK News and the Daily NK and having been published at the South China Morning Post, War on the Rocks, the Foundation for Economic Education, Korean Studies, and the Journal of American-East Asian Relations, as well as conducting numerous interviews for various media outlets. His research agenda at Pacific Forum includes trade and its relationship with security, media analysis, countering disinformation, and human rights. Recently, he authored a chapter in The Future of the Korean Peninsula: Korea 2032 and Beyond.