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      Divided Memories now available in paperback and electronic format

      News / February 5, 2013
      Divided Memories, Shorenstein APARC's groundbreaking study of textbook depictions of World War Two, is now available in paperback and electronic (Kindle) format.
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      Symposium on Northeast Asia security, Seoul

      News / January 29, 2013
      The security of Northeast Asia has important global implications beyond the region. The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and the Yonhap News Agency co-sponsored a symposium in Seoul on Feb. 5 to address current security issues, looking also within the context of recent leadership changes.
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      Forming lasting bonds through Corporate Affiliates

      News / January 28, 2013
      Norihiko Ishiguro, who spoke September 2012 at an alumni reception in Tokyo, shares memories from his experience as a member of one of the earliest groups of Corporate Affiliates Visiting Fellows, and offers wisdom for future fellows.
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      Stanford's David Straub on North Korean nuclear program

      News / January 25, 2013
      The United Nations Security Council recently adopted a resolution in response to North Korea's December 2012 rocket launch. David Straub discusses the North Korean nuclear program, and Pyongyang's rhetoric against South Korea and the United States.
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      Japan's monetary policy moving in right direction, but more needed

      Commentary / January 23, 2013
      Japan's monetary policy is moving in the right direction, said Takeo Hoshi in a recent Nikkei op-ed, but the independence of the central bank should be protected. Moreover, he said, fiscal stimulus could run the risk of a debt crisis, and it will take more than expansionary macroeconomic policy to restore growth.
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      U.N. leader kicks off Shorenstein APARC thirtieth anniversary

      News / January 18, 2013
      Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation. His Jan. 17 talk at Stanford kicked off Shorenstein APARC's thirtieth anniversary activities.
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      The American pivot in Southeast Asia

      Commentary / January 18, 2013
      "As much as China is front and center for the United States and Asia, the American pivot is not all about the dragon. It is also very much about the 10 member states of ASEAN," says Donald K. Emmerson in a recent opinion article.
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      Korea's new leadership should promote country abroad

      Commentary / January 18, 2013
      Korea's new presidential administration should embrace the opportunity to provide more foreign aid, and to raise the profile of Korean technology and culture abroad, said Gi-Wook Shin in a recent Dong-A Ilbo op-ed.
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      Corporate Affiliates Visiting Fellows reflect on first quarter at Stanford

      News / January 15, 2013
      From the moment Corporate Affiliates Program Visiting Fellows step onto the Stanford campus, they enter a different world. Many consider it to be the experience of a lifetime. Shorenstein APARC recently caught up with three 2012-13 Visiting Fellows to talk about their first quarter at Stanford.
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      Stanford welcomes new Japan Studies director, program poised for growth

      News / January 14, 2013
      Stanford, with strong expertise in Japan's economics and politics, is poised to become a U.S. leader in Japan Studies. Takeo Hoshi, the Henri H. and Tomoye Takahashi Senior Fellow in Japanese Studies, has joined the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center as the director of its Japan Studies Program.
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      Google CEO visits North Korea

      News / January 8, 2013
      As North Korea observers puzzled over Google CEO Eric Schmidt's plan to visit the country, Daniel Sneider commented on the possible reasons and implications for the trip.
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