In a special contribution to the Donga Daily a day after Pyongyang's announcement of October 3, Prof. Shin expressed concern about North Korea's threat. He argued that the South Korean government needs to express clearly and concretely its views regarding North Korea's action.
In an interview with National Public Radio, Shorenstein APARC Associate Director Daniel C. Sneider discussed the advantages and disadvantages of seeking a grand bargain with North Korea to end its nuclear weapons ambitions.
"Experts have compared him (Cho Seung-Hui) to the Columbine shooters, saying that he fits the same profile. This is a judgment about mental state and behavior patterns that have nothing to do with race or ethnicity," says Shorenstein APARC's director, Gi-Wook Shin.
May 2013 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. A special symposium will explore the three decades of immense change that has taken place in the Asia-Pacific region since the Center's founding.