Foreign Policy

Scholarly Publications

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.

Fateful Decisions: Choices That Will Shape China's Future

May 2020

Explore our series of multimedia interviews and Q&As with the contributors to this volume:  China Faces Tough Decisions and Stronger Headwinds China’s Incentives to Work Within the U.S.-led...

Other Publications

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2018-19

December 2019

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

Civil Wars, Intrastate Violence, and International Responses

March 2019

From October 22–23, 2018, the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI) at Stanford University, in conjunction with the Institute for China-U.S.

News

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...

The Significance of Kamala Harris’ Vietnam Trip: Interview with Donald K. Emmerson

August 2021

Emmerson talks to VnExpress about the implications of Harris’ visit to Hanoi, the first such visit by a U.S. vice president.

Strait of Emergency?

August 2021

Debating Beijing’s Threat to Taiwan

Events

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.

Challenges to the United States: Japan in the 1980s and China today

October 14, 2020

This event is held virtually via Zoom. Please register for the webinar via the below link.

Japan’s Foreign Policy Options in the Changing Asia-Pacific

September 30, 2020

This event is being held virtually via Zoom. Please register for the webinar via the below link.

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

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
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Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
Diana Stanescu headshot Diana Stanescu Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-2022
Scot Marciel Scot Marciel Visiting Scholar at APARC
Russell Corwin headshot Russell Corwin Visiting Scholar at APARC
Randon Storms headshot Randon L. Storms Visiting Scholar at APARC
WalterCarl WEB Carl Walter Visiting Scholar at APARC
default people 100x120 Sheen Woo Visiting Scholar at APARC
kristen lee   aparc photo 3x4 Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin