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How to Keep the Ball Rolling on North Korean Negotiations

May 2019

The current stalemate should not be taken as a restless waiting game or a prelude to dejected failure.

After Hanoi: APARC and CISAC Experts Discuss the Outcome of the Trump-Kim Summit and the Future of U.S.-DPRK Diplomacy

March 2019

Following the abrupt ending of the highly anticipated second bilateral summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, APARC and CISAC scholars evaluate the...

Why Walking Away from Kim's Deal May Have Been the Right Move

February 2019

President Trump caught the world by surprise once again yesterday with a decision not to sign a deal with his North Korean counterpart, Chairman Kim Jong-un, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The Chemistry Between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

February 2019

At first glance U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seem like an unlikely pair.

Looking Past CVID with North Korea

July 2018

While the Trump administration may still believe in CVID, Gi-Wook Shin and Joyce Lee argue that–at present–it is no longer a realistic goal.In an article for for 38 North, Shin and Lee explain why...

Stanford scholars discuss diplomacy’s future after U.S.-North Korea summit is canceled

May 2018

 What led to the U.S. canceling the planned summit with North Korea? Could a meeting realistically be rescheduled?

Shorenstein APARC Director Gi-Wook Shin Says U.S-North Korea Rhetoric "Dangerous"

September 2017

NBC Bay Area spoke with Shorenstein APARC director Gi-Wook Shin on the danger of the increasingly heated language between the United States and North.

Stanford Experts Examine Options for U.S. in Dealing with North Korea

September 2017

In his Tuesday address at the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies.

New North Korea sanctions a plausible step yet unlikely to break long-standing deadlock

July 2017

North Korea launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 3, a first for the country that has increasingly advanced proliferation and testing over the last three years...

Korea experts encouraged by Moon Jae-in election win, hopeful over prospects for inter-Korean dialogue

May 2017

Researchers from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) said they are optimistic about the election of South Korean president Moon Jae-in who assumed office last week following waves...

Stanford experts offer policy proposals, insights on US-Asia relations

February 2017

Stanford scholars are encouraging the new administration to consider steps to alleviate the uncertainty and anxiety felt by countries in East Asia about U.S.

Navy Secretary speaks on US maritime partnerships in Asia

October 2016

Speaking at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center on Tuesday, U.S.

Would the U.S. Drop the Bomb Again?

May 2016

Public opinion supported the strike on Hiroshima—and if provoked, many Americans might well back nuclear attacks on foes like Iran and al Qaeda, Scott Sagan and Benjamin Valentino write in the Wall...

Stanford scholars assess North Korea's nuclear test

February 2016

North Korea claimed it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb on Jan. 6, according to a broadcast from the nation’s Korean Central Television.

Responding to North Korea's fourth nuclear test

February 2016

In a recent interview with Yonhap News, David Straub, associate director of the Korea Program, says "Although the United States and the PRC certainly have differences [in dealing with the North...

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...

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.

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...