Civil Wars

Scholarly Publications

Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, and Legacy

March 2006

This book explains the roots, politics, and legacy of Korean ethnic nationalism, which is based on the sense of a shared bloodline and ancestry.

South Korea and the Global Economy in Transition

December 2012

These working papers on the South Korean economy are the product of an annual conference series on Korean affairs hosted by Stanford University's Korean Studies Program (KSP), and made possible by...

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...

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

APARC's Don Emmerson urges Muslim understanding in America

July 2005

In the post-9/11 world there is an urgent need for Americans to understand the Muslim world, and vice versa.

Worsened by war: Two hard-hit areas beset by civil strife

January 2005

For the two regions hardest hit by the Asian tsunamis, international relief efforts are being complicated by more than the rising death tolls and physical devastation: They are also war zones....

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...

Events

Indonesia's Gus Dur: A Fox among Tigers

February 3, 2000

Among heads of state, Indonesia's is unique--and uniquely challenged. Aburrahman Wahid ("Gus Dur") is virtually blind and has suffered two strokes.

Burma: The Politics of Intransigence

April 21, 2000

Inside Burma, the armed forces have established a chokehold on political power unrivalled in the world.

Looking for Truth in the Midst of Crisis: The Cost of the Past in Indonesia

February 26, 2001

Separatism and terrorism, demonstrations and scandals, elite conflict and economic malaise ...

People

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology