William R. McKinney
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William R. McKinney is currently a Visiting Scholar at the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Mr. McKinney (US Army, Ret.) was formerly the Northeast Asia Policy Branch Chief and the Senior Country Director for the Koreas; Northeast Asia Policy Division, HQ, US Pacific Command (USPACOM). He also supported USPACOM missions as the Director of the DPRK Strategic Focus Group (SFG) and Deputy of Strategy and Policy Division. With over 45 years of experience in Asian Affairs, Mr. McKinney has provided his analysis and insight to the US government, international organizations and private businesses. Mr. McKinney holds a MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado, majoring in international relations, and a BS from the US Military Academy. He also graduated from the US Army War College and Korean Army Staff College.