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June 19, 2018
Vice Chairman Amb. Richard Verma Joins Paladin Capital Group

India West

Paladin Capital Group June 13 announced that former U.S. Ambassador to India and current vice chair at The Asia Group Richard Verma will join Paladin’s Strategic Advisory Group.

Nominated as U.S. Ambassador to India by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in December 2014, the former Indian American official oversaw one of the largest U.S. diplomatic missions in the world and championed historic progress in U.S.-India relations, with critical evolutions to bilateral cooperation in defense, trade, and clean energy, Paladin said in a news release.

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June 4, 2018
Senior Advisor Amb. Joseph Yun Asks If a Deal with North Korea is Really Possible

Foreign Affairs

Over the past few weeks, the on again-off again U.S.–North Korean summit has drawn a considerable amount of attention to the question of whether the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will even take place. But the danger of focusing on Trump and Kim’s game of hot and cold is that it is diverting focus from the more fundamental issue at hand: what a minimally successful agreement between Washington and Pyongyang should look like.

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May 11, 2018
Senior Advisor Amb. Joseph Yun Weighs In On Upcoming U.S.-North Korea Meeting

National Public Radio

NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with Ambassador Joseph Yun, former special representative for North Korea policy, about the upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and what denuclearization means to both parties.

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May 1, 2018
The Asia Group Welcomes Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun as Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 1, 2018) – The Asia Group announced today that Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun has joined the firm as Senior Advisor. Ambassador Yun brings over three decades of experience at the highest levels of the U.S. foreign service. Most recently serving as the U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy, he played an instrumental role in reopening the “New York channel,” a direct communication line with officials from Pyongyang.

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April 24, 2018
Vice Chairman Ambassador Richard Verma on How India and the United States Cannot be Fights on Trade Issue, but Cooperating on Defense

DNA India

India and the US cannot be “fighting everyday on trade issues while cooperating on defence, former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has said, highlighting the need to “fire on all cylinders” to move ahead their strategic relations.

Verma said Washington and New Delhi want an “ambitious relationship” and to become natural allies for that they need to be “firing on all cylinders”, including economic and military.

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