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Nuclear policy

Scholarly Publications

Parting Observations on American Foreign Policy

July 2016

In 2014 Ambassador Stephen W. Bosworth was a Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Walter H.

North Korean Nuclear Facilities After the Agreed Framework

July 2016

In January 2004, a delegation from Stanford University led by Prof. John W. Lewis and joined by one of the authors, Siegfried S.

Other Publications

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

Advancing U.S.-Japan-ROK Trilateral Cooperation: A U.S. Perspective

March 2016

An analysis of the foundations and future of the trilateral relationship from a U.S.

How China views US nuclear policy

May 2011

Article Highlights Although Chinese academics and military officers praised some aspects of the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, they continue to view US nuclear policy with suspicion.

News

Stanford experts offer policy proposals, insights on US-Asia relations

February 2017

Stanford scholars are encouraging the new administration to consider steps to alleviate the uncertainty and anxiety felt by countries in East Asia about U.S.

Impact of North Korea sanctions reflected in luminosity gap

June 2016

In a recent television interview with the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), SK Center Fellow Yong Suk Lee said that tougher economic sanctions on North Korea are not achieving their intended...

Events

16th Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

June 28, 2016

The sixteenth session of the Strategic Forum brings together distinguished South Korean and U.S.

North Korea Policy: Why the Obama Administration is Right and the Critics are Wrong

April 28, 2016

Critics of the Obama administration's North Korea policy charge flatly that it is a "failure." They argue that "time is not on our side," sanctions are counterproductive, and "strategic patience"...

The Situation on the Korean Peninsula After North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test

March 30, 2016

On Jan. 6, North Korea conducted its fourth test of a nuclear device, which it claimed was a “hydrogen bomb.” Despite the U.N.

Multimedia

North Korea: Whither Kim Jong-un in 2015?

April 2015

The audio and transcript from the event "Whither Kim Jong-un in 2015?" a seminar presentation by Ambassador Kim Sook, the 2014-15 Pantech Fellow in the Korea Program, and former Republic of Korea Ambassador to the United Nations.Last year was...

People

Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Tae Ho Kim Visiting Scholar
Young Ju Choi Visiting Scholar
Daniel C. Sneider Associate Director for Research