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The North Korean Conundrum

Balancing Human Rights and Nuclear Security

North Korea in 2018: Kim’s Summit Diplomacy

February 2019

Kim Jong-un showcased a series of summit meetings throughout 2018, including the first-ever meeting of a North Korean leader with a sitting US president.

Peace on a Knife's Edge: The Inside Story of Roh Moo-hyun's North Korea Policy

February 2018

Peace on a Knife’s Edge is the translation of Lee Jong-Seok's 2014 memoir of South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun's efforts to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula in the face of opposition at home...

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.

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.

The Evolving Sino-American Relationship and the Korea Problem

August 2015

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

Asia's Middle Powers? The Identity and Regional Policy of South Korea and Vietnam

December 2013

South Korea and Vietnam established diplomatic relations only twenty years ago. Today these former adversaries enjoy unexpectedly cordial and rapidly expanding bilateral ties.

South Korea and the Global Economy in Transition

December 2012

These working papers on the South Korean economy are the product of an annual conference series on Korean affairs hosted by Stanford University's Korean Studies Program (KSP), and made possible by...

Anti-American and Anti-Alliance Sentiments in South Korea

November 2011

The strain between the United States and the Republic of Korea is often seen as a result of South Korea's anti-Americanism.

North Korea and Contending South Korean Identities: Analysis of the South Korean Media; Policy Implications for the United States

December 2009

After North Korea’s nuclear test on 9 October 2006, the fate of South Korea’s engagement policy with North Korea seemed to hang in the balance.

First Drafts of Korea: The U.S. Media and Perceptions of the Last Cold War Frontier

August 2009

Few regions rival the Korean Peninsula in strategic importance to U.S. foreign policy.

Domestic Politics of U.S.-South Korea Relations: With Emphasis on "Anti-Americanism" in South Korea

October 2008

This is a revised version of a paper presented at a talk examining the phenomenon of anti-Americanism in the Republic of Korea (South Korea).

Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia: The Korean Experience

December 2006

The Northeast Asian region has witnessed phenomenal economic growth and the spread of democratization in recent decades, yet wounds from past wrongs - committed in times of colonialism, war, and...

Journal of Korean Studies, volume 11

October 2006

Between 1979 and 1992, the Journal of Korean Studies became a leading academic forum for the publication of innovative in-depth research on Korea.

Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, and Legacy

March 2006

This book explains the roots, politics, and legacy of Korean ethnic nationalism, which is based on the sense of a shared bloodline and ancestry.

Forgotten Lessons of Helsinki: Human Rights and U.S.-North Korean Relations

December 2004

In developing a strategy toward North Korea, many human rights activists and members of U.S. Congress have mistakenly applied experiences drawn from East-West relations during the Cold War.

Paradox of Korean Globalization, The

January 2003

This chapter first offers a theoretical framework to explain coexistence of nationalism and globalization by considering two interrelated processes: 1) nationalist appropriation of globalization...

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