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Do Morals Matter?

January 29, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/qanfBvhmTQM About this Event: In Do Morals Matter?, Joseph S.

Japan's Relations with China in the Era of the Free and Open Indo Pacific (FOIP)

January 28, 2020

President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay a state visit to Japan this spring. How have the relations between Japan and China been evolving during the last several years?

CANCELED: Human Rights in North Korea Policy: Human Rights and Security are not in Conflict

January 22, 2020

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELEDIn keeping with Stanford University's guidance to event hosts Over the last three years, the United States has done an about-face in terms of engaging North Korea on...

How to Make Love to a Despot: Book Launch and Discussion with Stephen Krasner and Francis Fukuyama

January 22, 2020

  "How to Make Love to a Despot" by Stephen D. KrasnerPlease note this book launch event will be virtual over zoom    Stephen D.

Health and Human Capital in Putin’s Russia

December 4, 2019

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/5c8Un2Y9-sw Abstract: Over the last fifteen years, the Russian government has invested significantly in improving Russia’s education and health care systems and...

Binary Choices: U.S.-China Strategic Competition and the Korean Peninsula

December 4, 2019

U.S.-China relations have evolved from past templates of  "responsible stakeholder" and "G2" to new ones emphasizing strategic competition.  What is the impact of this competition for broader...

The Great Goal of China: Does Beijing Seek an End to the US-Japan Alliance?

September 24, 2019

The Sino-Japanese competition for influence in Asia is often overlooked by Western observers.

Putin, Putinism, and US-Russian Relations

September 13, 2019

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/nTFLMMdK9Zc Abstract: What is Putin up to?

Pressing North Korea on Human Rights is Key to Making Progress on Security Issues

September 10, 2019

President Trump has stopped even mentioning North Korea’s abysmal human rights record in order to secure meetings with Leader Kim Jong-un ostensibly to make progress on serious security issues with...

Japan and South Korea on the Brink: Escalating Friction Amidst an Uncertain World

September 10, 2019

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

The Struggle for Political Change in the Arab World

September 9, 2019

DAY 1: Friday October 11 8:30 – 9:00am         Breakfast 9:00 – 9:15am         Introductory Remarks 9:15 – 11:15am       Panel 1: The Boundaries of Authoritarianism post-Arab UprisingsAmr Hamzawy,...

Is Japan Resurgent? Measuring Military Assertiveness and Nationalism in Asia's Other Great Power

April 16, 2019

 EMERGING ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ASIAA Special Seminar SeriesRSVP required by Friday, May 10, 2019RSVP Now ABSTRACT: Many commentators and scholars declare that Tokyo is shedding its postwar...

What do Americans Really Think about Conflict with Nuclear North Korea?

April 2, 2019

The volatile relationship between the United States and North Korea has left the American public questioning whether North Korea is a threat or not.

North Korea: Five Numbers You Need to Know

March 18, 2019

North Korea is the land of punditry, controversy and bad intelligence.  Policy debates swirl in Washington over how U.S.

U.S.-Taiwan Relations in a Changing Indo-Pacific Region

March 15, 2019

Mr. Randall Schriver is the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs. Mr.

On the Brink: A New Cold War with China

March 13, 2019

RSVP requiredNOTE: THIS EVENT IS CLOSED TO THE MEDIA No recording will be allowed during the program. RSVP required for admission.

Internet Research Agency's Main Job: What Bots Do for Vladimir Putin Inside Russia?

March 12, 2019

Abstract: Successful use of bots and trolls as tools of its expansionist foreign policy demonstrated the Russian government's superior capability in computational propaganda.

North Korea and the World in Flux

January 15, 2019

The 11th Annual Koret WorkshopA dramatic opening created by the unique strategic outlooks and personalities of Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump instigated a series of highly symbolic...

Dual Labor Markets and Economic Globalization: Theory and Evidence from Japanese Manufacturing

December 6, 2018

Labor market duality refers to the coexistence of temporary workers with low dismissal costs and permanent workers with high dismissal costs within the same firms.

The Hell of Good Intentions: America's Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

September 19, 2018

Click here to RSVPAbstract: In 1992, the United States stood at the pinnacle of world power and Americans were confident that a new era of peace and prosperity was at hand.

From Within and Without: Taiwan’s New Security Challenges

August 24, 2018

From Within and Without: Taiwan’s New Security Challenges Since 2016, Beijing’s pressure campaign on Taiwan has threatened the island’s international space and domestic tranquility.

Taiwan’s National Security Strategy during a Time of Uncertainty

August 24, 2018

With the looming great power competitions, Dr.

North Korea Summit Diplomacy: Round 2

April 19, 2018

After his secret meeting with President Xi Jinping of China in March, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is set to meet with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea on April 27 at Peace House, south of the...

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