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Recent Scholarly Publications

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The PLA’s Evolving Role in China’s South China Sea Strategy

December 2020

During the past eight months of the global COVID pandemic, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been active in promoting China’s claims in the South China Sea.  This essay evaluates PLA...

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...

China's Vision of World Order

October 2012

China has benefited from the liberal international order led by the United States.

Only Beautiful, Please: A British Diplomat in North Korea

June 2012

Coverage of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) all too often focuses solely on nuclear proliferation, military parades, and the personality cult around its leaders.

Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, and the Naval Area Medical Research Unit 2

January 2012

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) pose international security threats because of their potential to inflict harm upon humans, crops, livestock, health infrastructure, and economies.

Beyond North Korea: Future Challenges to South Korea's Security

December 2011

Why should Americans worry about South Korean security? The answer is clear: North Korea, and beyond. Most international attention to the North Korea problem has focused on U.S.

China: Big Changes Coming Soon

December 2011

Big changes are ahead for China, probably abrupt ones.

Local Politics in the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Nanjing Under Military Control

May 2011

China's protracted regional conflicts of 1967 and 1968 have long been understood as struggles between conservative and radical forces whose opposed interests were so deeply rooted in existing...

Health Expenditures in Pakistan: Cross-Checking Household Expenditure Data on Health for NHA and Adjustment with National Accounts

December 2010

According to hitherto available data, health expenditures in Pakistan are relatively low in international comparison.

The Battle for China: Essays on the Military History of the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945

December 2010

DESCRIPTION The Sino-Japanese War has inspired numerous specialized studies—some analyzing diplomatic relations, some addressing specific incidents, and still others documenting the rise of...

Values and History in U.S.-South Korean Relations

October 2010

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One Alliance, Two Lenses: U.S.-Korea Relations in a New Era

January 2010

One Alliance, Two Lenses examines U.S.-Korea relations in a short but dramatic period (1992-2003) that witnessed the end of the Cold War, South Korea's full democratization, inter-Korean engagement...

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.

Garuda and Eagle: Do Birds of A (Democratic) Feather Fly Together?

December 2006

Is the democratization of Indonesia affecting its relations with the US? Yes, but not always in anticipated ways. Indonesia-American relations in Soeharto's time were not always smooth.

Democracy, History, and Migrant Labor in South Korea: Korean Chinese, North Koreans, and Guest Workers

December 2005

This paper concerns the paradox of democratization in South Korea, whose progression has been entwined with neoliberal capitalism beginning in the 1990s.

Prospects for Peace in South Asia

March 2005

Prospects for Peace in South Asia, the inaugural title in a new series of "Studies of the Asia-Pacific Research Center" published by Stanford University Press, addresses the largely hostile, often...

Future of America's Alliances in Northeast Asia, The

July 2004

Many similarities exist between America's alliances with Japan and South Korea. The United States provides a security guarantee to both countries, and maintains a military presence in each.

Prospects Brighten for Long-term Peace in South Asia

April 2004

Ever since 1998, the year of India and Pakistan's nuclear tests, many commentators have argued that, in the absence of U.S.

South Asia in 2020: Future Strategic Balances and Alliances

November 2002

This volume contains papers presented at the conference of the same name, held in January 2002 at Shorenstein APARC, and co-sponsored by CISAC and the U.S. Army War College.

Relating the U.S.-Korea and U.S.-Japan Alliances to Emerging Asia Pacific Multilateral Processes: An ASEAN Perspective

March 2000

American military power underpinned the security structure of the Asia Pacific region during the Cold War. Post-Cold War, its role is still vital to peace and stability in the region.

Containment by Stealth: Chinese Views of and Policies toward America's Alliances with Japan and Korea after the Cold War

September 1999

At the height of the Cold War, the dominant Western theories of alliance building in interstate relations argued that alliances tend to be motivated more by an external need to confront a clearly...

Changing Relations between Party, Military, and Government in North Korea and Their Impact on Policy Direction

July 1999

North Korea has recently exhibited some noteworthy changes. In September 1998 it amended its constitution to change the power structure and introduced a number of progressive clauses.

Chinese Military Modernization and Asian Security

August 1998

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

China's Post-Deng Military Leadership: New Faces, New Trends

June 1998

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

People

oriana mastro 1 Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow
Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
default people 100x120 Kate Imy Visiting Scholar at APARC, Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellow, 2021-2022