Ban Ki-Moon, MPA Biography
||Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN)
||Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"Saddam Hussein was responsible for committing heinous crimes and unspeakable atrocities against the Iraqi people. We should never forget the victims of his crimes."
"Secretary-General's Encounter with the UN Press Corps," www.un.org, Jan. 2, 2007
|Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the US - Iraq conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the US - Iraq conflict.
|Involvement and Affiliations:
||Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), 2007-present
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea (ROK), 2004-2006
Chef de Cabinet to Han Seung-soo, President of the UN General Assembly (GA), 2001-2004
Vice Minister to Han Seung-soo, President of the UN General Assembly (GA), 2000-2001
National Security Advisor to the President, 1996-2000
Deputy Minister for Policy Planning and International Organizations, ROK Embassy, Washington, D.C., 1995-1996
Special Advisor to the Foreign Minister, 1992
Director-General for American Affairs, ROK Embassy, Washington, DC, 1990-1992
First Secretary, South Korea's Permanent Observer Mission to the UN
||MPA, Harvard University, 1985
BA, International Relations, Seoul National University, 1970