9:30 a.m., Senate Armed Services Committee, Hearing to consider the nominations of General Robert Abrams to be Commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea and Vice Admiral Craig Faller to be Admiral and Commander, US Southern Command, G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC. Hearing webcast on the committee website.
President Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly.
House of Representatives considers FY 2019 Defense/Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education/continuing resolution appropriations package (estimate).
9:30-11:00 a.m., Cyber-Nuclear Weapons Study Group, "Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age," with former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, former Senator Sam Nunn, former UK Defence Secretary Des Browne, and others, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Suite 600, 1776 I St. NW, Washington, DC. RSVP online.
President Trumps chairs a United Nations Security Council meeting on nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Webcast on the United Nations website.
11:00 a.m., Senate Foreign Relations Committee, business meeting to consider nominations and several legislative items, including S.Res. 562, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), and S.Res 481, a resolution on North Korea's labor camp system, S-116, the Capitol. No webcast available.
Noon-2:00 p.m., Philip Yun, Ploughshares Fund; Yong-Chool Ha, University of Washington; Jessica Lee, Council of Korean Americans, "Trump-Kim Diplomacy: Path to Peace?," University of Washington, 225 Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Ln., Seattle, WA. RSVP online.
10:15 a.m., House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, hearing on Department of Energy Modernization: the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. Webcast on the committee website.
10:30 a.m., Secretary of State Pompeo chairs United Nations Security Council resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Webcast on the United Nations website.
1:30-5:00 p.m., Daniel Russel, Asia Society Policy Institute; Atman Trivedi, Hills and Company, "2018 Fall Symposium: The Korean Peninsula Issues and United States National Security," Institute for Corean-American Studies, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. RSVP online to receive location details.
10:00-11:00 a.m., Dina Esfandiary, Century Foundation; Barbara Leaf, Washington Institute, "Iran's regional posture," International Institute of Security Studies, Suite 801, 2121 K St. NW, Washington, DC. Register interest online.
Noon, David Albright, Institute for Science and International Security, Book Discussion, Nuclear Policy Talks Series, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
4:00 p.m., Ian Anthony, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute; Vitaly Fedchenko, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, "Nuclear Security in the Black Sea Region," Nuclear Policy Talks Series, George Washington University, 6th Floor, Lidner Commons, 1957 E St. NW, Washington, DC.
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