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Chinese Expat News Site Resists CCP Influence

Blog / September 24, 2020
A popular source of information among the Chinese diaspora is the website Wenxuecity.com. There have been allegations that the site’s funding is linked to the Chinese government. In this post, we...
A boy hugs his father after a school shooting in Santa Clarita, CA.

The Silent Cost of School Shootings

News / September 23, 2020
School shootings are a horrific U.S. phenomenon. And the tragedies aren’t limited to the shootings themselves. SHP's Maya Rossin-Slater finds that fatal shootings have a lingering impact on the...
A missile display in the Military Museum in Beijing, China.

The United States Must Avoid a Nuclear Arms Race with China

Commentary / September 22, 2020
Oriana Skylar Mastro explains why U.S. nuclear policy needs to minimize the role of nuclear weapons in the U.S.-China great power competition and pave the way for arms control.
Geo Saba Playing Baseball

From CISAC Classrooms to the Halls of Congress

News / September 22, 2020
Geo Saba, legislative director for Congressman Ro Khanna, credits his time as a CISAC Honors student for enabling him to make a policy impact with his career.
Le président guinéen Alpha Condé signe le livre d'or du Secrétaire d'Etat américain John Kerry

Qui sont les trolls Facebook du président guinéen ? Campagne électorale moderne ou actions inauthentiques concertées, une frontière floue

Blog / September 21, 2020
Nous avons enquêté sur un large réseau de pages Facebook opérées par le parti du président guinéen Alpha Condé. Les Pages orchestrent des publications qui soutiennent la candidature de Condé à un...
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APARC Announces 2021-22 Postdoctoral Fellowships for Emerging Scholars in Contemporary Asia, Japan, and Korea Studies

News / September 21, 2020
The Center’s commitment to supporting young Asia scholars remains strong during the COVID-19 crisis.
Suga Yoshihide at a press conference at the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) headquarters.

Five Ways in Which Japan's New Prime Minister Suga is Different From Abe

Commentary / September 21, 2020
Yoshihide Suga has promised to continue many of Shinzo Abe's policies and goals, but APARC's Japan Program Director Kiyoteru Tsutsui explains how Suga's background, experience, and...
Yellow building in Japanese country side

SPICE’s Inaugural Online Course on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Healing During a Pandemic

Blog / September 21, 2020
“What is social innovation?” was the central question that Professor Emeritus Seiichiro Yonekura, Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research, posed to 25 high school students who were...
Guinean President Alpha Condé Signing Secretary of State Kerry's Guest Book, October 9, 2014.

Who Are the President of Guinea's Facebook Trolls? The Blurry Line Between Modern Campaigning and Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

Blog / September 21, 2020
We document an extensive network of Facebook Pages operated by Guinean president Alpha Condé’s political party. The Pages coordinated posting to support Condé's bid for a third term, and the...
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Hacking the Classroom

Q&A / September 21, 2020
Security costs money. You pay for security because you want something to not happen. It’s not that something good happens with security, it's that something bad doesn’t happen.
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Meet the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Class of 2022

News / September 21, 2020
The new cohort of MIP students kicked off an unusual fall quarter last week. Five of the first-year students describe what attracted them to the program and their hopes for the future.
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Student Documentary Celebrates Transnational Brain Linkages

News / September 18, 2020
‘Brain Bridges,’ a documentary produced by senior Dexter Sterling Simpson, illustrates the positive gains of global talent flows.
solar station

Wolak: Solving California’s Power Crisis

News / September 18, 2020
An Indian army soldier watches a fighter plane from a convoy of trucks in Gagangir, India.

India and China are Taking New Risks Along Their Border

Commentary / September 17, 2020
Will diplomacy help defuse the current tensions brewing along the India-China border? Arzan Tarapore analyzes why restoring peace between the two countries may prove difficult.
A child receives a polio vaccine in Africa.

How Polio Eradication in Africa Can Inform Global COVID-19 Response

Commentary / September 16, 2020
An estimated 1.8 million African children have been spared crippling paralysis, and 180,000 lives have been saved. Lessons from this success can inform our global response to COVID-19.
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NATO alliance remains a transatlantic bargain

Commentary / September 16, 2020
President Trump’s impulsive decision recently to remove 12,000 American troops from Germany — without a serious interagency review or consultation with close allies — is just the latest example of...
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert

Goldhaber-Fiebert elected to Society for Medical Decision Making Board

News / September 15, 2020
Goldhaber-Fiebert will become the Society of Medical Decision Making's next secretary-treasurer. “SMDM has been bringing together the global methodological leaders in decision science for health...
A surgical mask is tucked into a pupil's school backpack.

Classroom Learning With Safety In Mind: A Pediatrician’s Thoughts

Q&A / September 15, 2020
For a recent 1:2:1 podcast, Stanford Medicine's Paul Costello asked Stanford Health Policy's Jason Wang about best practices for keeping schools safe and why it's important for kids to...
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Nuclear Weapons: It’s Time for Sole Purpose

Commentary / September 15, 2020
The “sole purpose” of U.S. nuclear weapons should be to deter and—if necessary, retaliate against—a nuclear attack. This would mark a significant change in U.S. nuclear policy, eliminating ambiguity...
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My Experience with the Sejong Korea Scholars Program in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Blog / September 15, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Jason Lu, an alumnus of the Sejong Korea Scholars Program, which is currently accepting applications for the 2021 course.
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Rethinking Nuclear Arms Control

Commentary / September 15, 2020
Where is nuclear arms control—negotiated restraints on the deadliest weapons of mass destruction—headed? This 50-year tool of US national security policy is currently under attack.
(Left) Yuen Yuen Ang; (Right) Congratulations Yuen Yuen Ang, Winner of the Theda Skocpol Prize from the American Political Science Association

Dr. Yuen Yuen Ang Awarded Theda Skocpol Prize for Emerging Scholars

News / September 15, 2020
Former China Program postdoc and Stanford Ph.D alumna Yuen Yuen Ang has received the Theda Skocpol Prize for Emerging Scholars from the American Political Science Association for her scholarship on...
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Applications Now Open for Spring 2021: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

News / September 14, 2020
Applications opened last week for the China Scholars Program (CSP), Sejong Korea Scholars Program (SKSP), and Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) on Japan—three intensive online courses offered by...
Japan's outing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and incoming Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga hold a flower bouquet

Suga Is Fit to Lead, But Are Voters Ready to Like Him?

Commentary / September 14, 2020
Japan's next prime minister is a deeply pragmatic, self-made man.
Rose Gottemoeller and John Kerry

Will the U.S. and Russia Extend ‘New START’ By February? Here’s What it Takes

News / September 11, 2020
On the World Class Podcast, nuclear security expert Rose Gottemoeller describes what it’s like to negotiate with the Russians and the path ahead for extending the New START Treaty.

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