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China’s Huge Exercises Around Taiwan Were a Rehearsal, Not a Signal, Says Oriana Skylar Mastro

August 2022

Nancy Pelosi’s visit was more pretext than provocation.

Scot Marciel Testifies Before the International Parliamentary Inquiry into the Global Response to the Crisis in Myanmar

August 2022

Even those countries and international organizations that have not supported the military junta in Myanmar have relied on flawed analysis and conventional diplomatic tools and approaches that do not...

Military Capabilities, Not Commitment, at Stake in Taiwan: Oriana Skylar Mastro Examines Fallout From Pelosi's Visit

August 2022

Political maneuvers like Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan only anger Beijing but ultimately do not address the key issue of whether the United States has the military capabilities needed to...

Scot Marciel Appointed Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

August 2022

Marciel, a former senior U.S. diplomat, brings extensive experience in public policy focused on Southeast Asia. His appointment is based at FSI’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center.

Will Hallyu Swell to a Tidal Wave? Korea's Future as a Cultural Superpower

August 2022

The Korean Wave, which has unique characteristics and continues to evolve in intriguing directions, could become a first mover on the global cultural scene.

Frontline Guam: Strategic Deterrence in the Westernmost U.S. Territory

July 2022

Expanding upon classic deterrence strategies, Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro proposes an underutilized path to deterrence in which Guam — a remote U.S. outpost that has become a strategic hub as...

Assessing U.S. Force Posture in a Taiwan Contingency

July 2022

Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro talks to the Center For Advanced China Research about the risk of Chinese attacks on U.S. military bases in Asia at the outset of a Taiwan conflict, the likelihood...

Fixing Intelligence Failures: The Last Shah, the United States, and the View from Somewhere

July 2022

Introducing a new conceptual framework for intelligence analysts, South Asia Research Scholar Arzan Tarapore offers an alternative to traditional intelligence-gathering axioms that helps explain the...

Is America Too Troubled to Be Mindful of Indonesia?

July 2022

For long-term Jakarta and Washington relations, what will matter is not who will attend the 2022 G20 summit in Bali. It will be the names and plans of the Indonesians and Americans who will run and...

Reflections on the Assassination of Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

July 2022

Abe was one of the most transformative political leaders in modern Japanese history, and his passing will change Japanese politics in a number of ways, most immediately shaking up internal politics...

In Southeast Asia, the United States Needs to Up its Economic Game

July 2022

The harsh reality is that, even with still-strong security partnerships, it is hard to imagine the US being able to sustain its overall influence in the region if it continues to lose ground...

New Approaches to Aging: Understanding and Managing Society-Level Characteristics in Elderly Populations

July 2022

Broadening the existing scholarship on aging and the needs of different societal groups, Cynthia Chen, Visiting Scholar at APARC’s Asia Health Policy Program, presents nuanced and comprehensive aging...

Beyond Representation: How Diversity Can Unleash Korea’s Innovation

June 2022

A social and corporate culture that values and enforces conformity surely cannot be a wellspring of creativity and innovation. Korean society must find a new source of vitality. Enhancing diversity...

Shining a Light on Myanmar’s Multidimensional Crises

June 2022

As the devastating effects of the coup in Myanmar and post-coup conflicts have resulted in escalating humanitarian emergencies, APARC’s Southeast Asia Program and Asia Health Policy Program examine...

Deciphering China's Ukraine Calculus

June 2022

China’s rhetoric and actions toward Ukraine are shaped by domestic politics and prior decisions about protecting its national interests and finding opportunities in the crisis, says Shorenstein APARC...

Special Connections for Common Coffers: How Patron-Client Relationships Help China Fulfill Its Revenue Imperative

June 2022

Understanding the complex connections between the Chinese state and favored private firms is important for scholars and experts who wish to examine China’s corporate restructuring. In a new study,...

Problems with Revisionism: A Conceptual Framework for Assessing Chinese Intentions

June 2022

Deciphering China’s intentions is a pressing task for U.S. scholars and policymakers, yet there is a lack of consensus about what China plans to accomplish. In a new study that reviews the existing...

APARC’s South Asia Initiative Sets Forth a New Agenda for Indian Competitiveness

June 2022

The inaugural conference of APARC's South Asia Initiative convened experts from the public and private sectors to examine the role that critical and emerging technologies can play in India’s...

Oksenberg Conference Panelists Discuss Origins, Limits, and Implications of Sino-Russian “Friendship without Limits”

June 2022

Three weeks before Russian troops invaded Ukraine, China and Russia announced that their 2019 “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Coordination in a New Era” had been upgraded to a “friendship...

Rethinking China’s Influence in Southeast Asia: The Role of Non-State Actors and Unintended Consequences

June 2022

Departing from international relations scholarship and popular media accounts that tend to portray China as a great power intent on establishing a sphere of influence in Southeast Asia, Lee Kong...

In the Wake of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, Korea Should Join Its Peers in Defending the Liberal International Order

June 2022

It is difficult to anticipate how the geopolitical storm set off by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may develop. What is certain is that the international order will not be the same, and this change...

Biden Says We’ve Got Taiwan’s Back. But Do We?

May 2022

Many will applaud Mr. Biden for standing up for democratic Taiwan in the face of Chinese threats. But he could be putting the island in greater danger, and the United States may not be able to come...

North Korea’s Geopolitics, South Korea’s Pop Culture Wave Take Center Stage at Korea Program’s 20th Anniversary Conference

May 2022

The Korea Program at Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center marked its 20-year anniversary with a two-day conference that gathered eminent leaders from academia, government,...

Gi-Wook Shin on Gwangju and South Korea’s Democracy

May 2022

“The tragic outcome was a brutal wakeup call to Korean democratic movements.”

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