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Scholarly Publications

Proliferation and the U.S. Alliances in Northeast Asia

September 1997

This APARC discussion series clearly recognizes that the international and regional condi- tions of the post–Cold War era raise new and vexing questions about the future of the United States and...

North Korean Nuclear Facilities After the Agreed Framework

July 2016

In January 2004, a delegation from Stanford University led by Prof. John W. Lewis and joined by one of the authors, Siegfried S.

Other Publications

Analyzing the Structure and Performance of Kim Jong-un's Regime

June 2017

As Kim Jong-un begins his sixth year as leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), it is appropriate to shift the focus from his moves to consolidate power to the impact that the...

The North Korean Missile Test Pushes Xi and Putin Closer

July 2017

The most dangerous impact of North Korea’s long-range missile test this past week may not have been the one in the Sea of Japan, felt in Washington, Seoul and Tokyo.

Is the War Danger in Korea Real?

August 2017

President Donald Trump's ominous threat to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea succeeded at least in garnering the attention of not only Kim Jong Un but the globe.

News

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...

U.S.-India pact recognizes reality of nuclear politics

March 2006

The newest member of the nuclear club will also gain a stake in nonproliferation, observes Pantech Fellow and San Jose Mercury News foreign affairs columnist Daniel Sneider.

North Korea: 4 Failures, 2 Dangers, 1 Opportunity: Is a united response possible?

October 2006

To read the seismic signal sent from an abandoned coal mine in the mountains of North Korea's coast, you must first recognize that it represents four major failures, two grave dangers, and one big...

Events

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 Great Tohoku, Japan Disaster

April 26, 2011

Please join us on April 25 and 26 for two evenings devoted to an examination of and conversation about the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake in northern Honshu, Japan, and the subsequent tsunami and...

China’s Political System

November 6, 2013

This talk is presented by the Greater China Business Club (GCBC) of Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars at Stanford (ACSSS).  In July 2013, a...

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.