Scholarly Publications

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...

Other Publications

Assessing the Effectiveness of Alliance Responses to Regional and Global Threats

June 2018

From 31 January through 1 February 2018, Stanford University’s U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI) and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), gathered in Tokyo representatives from the government,...

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.


Donald Emmerson comments on the 9th ASEAN summit in Bali

September 2003

APARC Professor %people1% was interviewed about the 9th ASEAN summit in Bali.

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.

Saving Face and How to Say Farewell

November 2005

Even in the absence of a sudden and dramatic shift on the battlefield toward a definitive victory, there may still be a slight opening, as narrow as the eye of a needle, for the United States to...


Prospects for Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

April 24, 2001

Fidel Ramos' term as President of the Philippines was marked, among other things, by the highest economic growth since the Republic's independence, massive investments in infrastructure, and a...

Chinese Crisis Management: Succession Politics and the Spy Plane Crisis

April 25, 2001

Susan V. Lawrence is Beijing Bureau Chief for the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Hong Kong-based weekly newsmagazine wholly owned by Dow Jones & Co.

Korea-U.S. Relations and South Korea's Engagement Policy

May 4, 2001

His Excellency Sung Chul Yang, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, is a well-known political scientist and author with a long and distinguished career in academia and politics...


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