Diplomacy

Scholarly Publications

The Evolving Sino-American Relationship and the Korea Problem

August 2015

Distrust between the United States and China continues to grow in Northeast Asia.

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

February 2016

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first attempt to explore how the tumultuous years between 1931 and 1953 have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema.

Asymmetry of power and attention in alliance politics: the US–Republic of Korea case

February 2016

While power asymmetry typically defines security relationships between allies, there exist other forms of asymmetry that influence alliance politics.

Other Publications

Tailored Engagement: Toward an Effective and Sustainable Inter-Korean Relations Policy

September 2014

"Tailored Engagement" is a result of research and an earlier report by faculty members and researchers at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford University.

Thirteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

January 2015

The thirteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

North Korean Human Rights: A Long Journey with Little Progress

March 2015

"North Korean Human Rights: A Long Journey with Little Progress" examines human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK, or North Korea) and the approaches that the European Union...

News

Sneider: Cautionary lessons for U.S.-Korea relationship

March 2008

Daniel Sneider, associate director for research at Shorenstein APARC, gives a few cautionary lessons on U.S.-Korea relations.

Top U.S. Foreign Policy Experts to Examine U.S.-South Korean Alliance

January 2008

With South Koreans having elected a new president last month and Americans going to the polls in November to choose a new leader, Stanford University's Walter H.

Old Events

It's a MAD, Mad World: Prospects for Security, Diplomacy, and Peace on the Korean Peninsula

October 17, 2003

North Korea claims to have produced enough plutonium to build half a dozen nuclear bombs. U.S. intelligence indicates North Korea may indeed possess one or two nuclear weapons.

North Korea: Thinking about Coercive Diplomacy, Regime change and Red Lines

May 20, 2005

The Six Party Talks have failed to produce results, and the prospect of a negotiated settlement between the U.S.

Treating Tuberculosis in North Korea: NGO Humanitarian Aid and US-DPRK Reconciliation

April 19, 2007

Dr. Linton was born in Philadelphia in 1950 and grew up in Korea, where his father was a third generation Presbyterian missionary.

Projects

Does Perception Matter in International Relations?: Trends in US and Korean Media Coverage of the Alliance, 1992-2004

For much of the U.S.-ROK alliance's fifty-year history, it was considered one of the most successful political-military relationships forged out of the Cold War era.
English

Multimedia

Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea

November 2015

Video and transcript from "Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea," a book launch event for the publication that carries the same name.

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

Video and transcript from the Stanford+Connects event in Seoul, South Korea, on March 15.

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

May 2016

Video and transcript of the event, "North Korea Policy: Why the Obama Administration is Right and the Critics are Wrong," on May 13, with Korea Program Associate Director David Straub.Critics of the Obama administration's North Korea policy charge...