Foreign Policy

Scholarly Publications

The North Korean Conundrum

Balancing Human Rights and Nuclear Security

Indian Ocean Strategic Futures

Re-examining assumptions of capability and intent

The Deer and the Dragon: Southeast Asia and China in the 21st Century

August 2020

Southeast Asia is arguably the most diverse region in the world.

Other Publications

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2018-19

December 2019

Shorenstein APARC's annual overview for academic year 2018-19 is now available.

News

China's Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy

November 2021

Peter Martin discusses the advent of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy in Chinese politics — is it really such a new phenomenon after all?

Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-American Relations

November 2021

Was the strategy of engagement with China worthwhile? Experts Mary Bullock, Thomas Fingar, David M. Lampton, and Anne Thurston discuss their recent release, "Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-...

What the U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Means for Taiwan

September 2021

In a New York Times opinion piece, Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro argues that the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan does not represent a potential catalyst for an impending Chinese attack on...

Events

Can India Be a High-Technology Superpower?

November 10, 2021

This is a virtual event. Please click here to register and generate a link to the talk.  The link will be unique to you; please save it and do not share with others.

What's Next for the U.S.-Japan-South Korea Partnership? Security and Economic Cooperation in a New Era

November 2, 2021

To watch the recording of the event, click here. This event is co-hosted with the East Asia Institute (EAI) in Korea.

A New Beginning or the Same Old Story? Prospects for the Biden Administration's North Korea Policy

February 12, 2021

To watch the recording of the event, click here. The Biden administration has yet to announce its North Korea policy, and it remains unclear whether it will try to forge a new path in U.S.

Projects

China: Going Global

Beijing’s new Silk Road initiative links old trade corridors from Asia to Africa and Europe.
English

Taiwan Democracy and Security Project Speaker Series

The Taiwan Democracy and Security Project Speaker Series features talks by Taiwanese public officials, intellectuals, and scholars, and by U.S.-based scholars of Taiwan and of cross-strait...
English

Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
English

Multimedia

The U.S. Pivots To Focus On Southeast Asia After The Fall Of Kabul

August 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris is preparing to travel to Southeast Asia, where the reaction to the Taliban's swift takeover of Kabul is amazement, Southeast Asia Program Director Donald K. Emmerson tells NPR's Southeast Asia Correspondent Julie...

China’s Belt, Road, and Beyond: State Mobilization and Localized Implementation

October 2020

Most people attribute the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to Beijing’s imperialist ambitions.

U.S. China Relations and the World

September 2020

Video of Shorenstein APARC Fellow Thomas Fingar's remarks, "China-U.S. Relations and the International System," from the 2020 Taihe Civilizations Forum on August 24, 2020. A transcript of Fingar's remarks is available here.

People

Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Photo of Oriana Skylar Mastro Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow
Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Photo of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Photo of Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
Photo of Diana Stanescu Diana Stanescu Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-2022
Photo of Scot Marciel Scot Marciel Visiting Scholar at APARC
Photo of Russ Corwin Russ Corwin Visiting Scholar at APARC
Photo of Carl Walter Carl Walter Visiting Scholar at APARC
Photo of Randon Storms Randon L. Storms Visiting Scholar at APARC
Photo of Sheen Woo Sheen Woo Visiting Scholar at APARC
kristen lee   aparc photo 3x4 Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin