Nuclear Risk

Scholarly Publications

Strategic Abandonment: Alliance Relations in Northeast Asia in the Post-Iraq Era

February 2008

This chapter is part of a yearly publication that compiles the edited and revised versions of papers presented at the Korea Economic Institute's (KEI) most recent Academic Symposium.

A comparative institutional analysis of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lessons and policy implications

February 2013

This paper analyzes the causes, responses, and consequences of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident (March 2011) by comparing these with Three Mile Island (March 1979) and Chernobyl (April...

The Fukushima Disaster and Japan's Nuclear Plant Vulnerability in Comparative Perspective

May 2013

We consider the vulnerability of nuclear power plants to a disaster like the one that occurred at Fukushima Daiichi.

Other Publications

How China views US nuclear policy

May 2011

Article Highlights Although Chinese academics and military officers praised some aspects of the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, they continue to view US nuclear policy with suspicion.

Fourteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

September 2015

The fourteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

News

China Holds the Key to North Korea

December 2003

While demonstrating that the U.S. is willing to accommodate China's needs, the Bush administration must also prove to Beijing that Pyongyang's policies represent an immediate threat.

Three graduates with FSI ties earn Rhodes, Mitchell scholarships

November 2011

Two Stanford graduates with close ties to FSI’s centers have been named 2012 Rhodes Scholars. A third was selected as a Mitchell Scholar.

Pyongyang under EU's wing

March 2005

The European Union is increasingly showing a new independent stance on foreign policy issues -- notably on North Korea -- as the logic of its industrial and economic integration plays out in the...

Old Events

1999-2000 Visiting Fellows' Research Presentations (session 1)

May 24, 2000

12.00 p.m. Mr. Hiroyuki FUNAGURA (Toyobo Co., Ltd., Japan) Digital Subscriber Line Research. 12.15 p.m. Ms. Reiko HAYASAKA (Sankei Shimbun, Japan) The Outlook of the Japanese Press Club.

What to Do About North Korea: Some Thoughts on a "Destructive Engagement" Strategy

February 5, 2009

North Korea is widely regarded internationally as a long-term threat to regional peace and stability and to the international nuclear nonproliferation regime.

The North Korean Nuclear Program and Inter-Korean Relations

February 24, 2011

Myung Hwan Yu, a 2010-2011 visiting scholar with the Stanford Korean Studies Program at Shorenstein APARC, will present a public keynote talk on North Korean nuclear issues and inter-Korean...

Multimedia

North Korean Nuke, THAAD, and South Korean Debates

March 2017

Video and transcript from Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program seminar on March 3, 2017, titled "North Korean Nuke, THAAD, and South Korean Debates," with Chung-in Moon, the Krause Distinguished Fellow at U.C.

The North Korea Crisis

June 2017

Video and transcript from the joint CISAC/Shorenstein APARC panel discussion, "The North Korea Crisis," on May 30, 2017, with James Person, director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation at the Center for Korean History and Public Policy; Gi-Wook...

People

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