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Scholarly Publications

Against Us or with Us? The Chinese Perspective of America's Alliances with Japan and Korea

May 1998

China’s attitude toward the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea alliances, particularly the former, has drawn a lot of attention in the post–Cold War era.

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.

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.

Other Publications

Civil-Military Relations and Nuclear Weapons

June 1994

When a state develops a nuclear arsenal, these destructive weapons must be initially integrated into existing military forces and initially managed through existing civil and military institutions....

Collaborative Project on Soviet Defense Conversion

December 1992

Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) has undertaken a project to work with elements of the Soviet defense industry to help them convert production from...

Cooperative Business Ventures between U.S. Companies and Russian Defense Enterprises

April 1997

As a result of the rapid changes following the breakup of the Soviet bloc, there were suddenly new markets of hundreds of millions of people, covering a large portion of the earth, containing large...

News

Jason Armagost: A pilot and soldier read from their work

May 2011

As part of the ongoing Ethics and War series, Jason Armagost, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and Brian Turner, who served for seven years in the U.S.

Students simulate White House war-room drama in class born of Ethics & War series

June 2012

Stanford undergraduate and law students simulate Cabinet war-room meeting on whether to launch a pre-emptive strike against Syria for The Ethics and Law of War class, which grew out of the two-year...

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry named Perry Fellow

July 2012

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry has been awarded a William J.

Events

Security and Economic Concerns in South Asia

January 28, 1999

The talk will highlight the economic and social development of India and Pakistan and how this has been affected by the high level of military expenditures.

Civil-Military Relations in Japan: From Containment to Engagement

April 22, 1999

After a brief description of historical legacies, Dr.

Japanese Humor: An Oxymoron

January 24, 2000

A pioneering Japanese-English simultaneous interpreter will entertain and enlighten you with the tales of some delightful events where humor has successfully transcended cultural barriers, or some...

Projects

Graduate Certificate in International Security

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University offers a three-course certificate program in International Security for professionals at national labs, international...
English

Program on Sovereignty

Work on the complex and evolving nature of sovereignty has been underway at Stanford IIS since the mid-1990s.
English

Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
English

Multimedia

China in the World: A View from Beijing - 2006 Shorenstein Journalism Award Lecture

February 2006

This annual award, which carries a cash prize of $10,000, honors a journalist not only for a distinguished body of work, but also for the particular way that work has helped American readers to understand the complexities of Asia.

Remarks at MIT: Renewal or Retrenchment - U.S. Grand Strategy in a Volatile World

June 2015

Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, presented remarks at the MIT Senior Congressional and Executive Office Branch Seminar, "Renewal or Retrenchment: U.S.

Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea

November 2015

Video and transcript from "Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea," a book launch event for the publication that carries the same name.

People

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