North Korea

Scholarly Publications

On Strengthening Security and Developing Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula

September 1988

The Korean Peninsula is one of the areas of acute political instability and conflict in the Asian-Pacific region.

Rivalries Between Nuclear Power Projectors: Why the Lines Will Be Drawn Again

May 1996

Nuclear war is generally believed to bring risks of destruction out of proportion to any gain that may be secured by the war, or to any loss that may be averted, except perhaps for the loss of...

Seeking a Better Strategic Framework in the Asian-Pacific Area

September 1989

Though fairly stable over the past decade, the Asian-Pacific area is entering a fluid stage, heralding important changes.

Other Publications

Negotiation and Strategy: Understanding Sanctions Effectiveness

January 2010

Despite extensive and ongoing debate about economic sanctions, policy makers disagree about their effectiveness.

Verifying the Agreed Framework

April 2001

A joint Stanford University-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team of scientists, nuclear engineers and arms control experts has concluded in a new study that North Korea's compliance with the...

Russia's Poison Gases

October 2002

STANFORD, Calif.— More than 100 hostages are dead after Russian authorities used an unidentified gas to incapacitate terrorists holding 750 people in a Moscow theater.

News

North Korea's nukes

October 2003

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Events

The North Korean Taepo Dong Program

February 29, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

CTBT Ratification and the Future of Nuclear Non-Proliferation: The 2007 Entry-Into-Force Conference

December 12, 2007

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a pivotal litmus test to determine a nation's "walking-the-walk dedication" on nonproliferation matters.

India's Uranium Supply and Plutonium Production Capability

November 7, 2007

This presentation aims at answering questions regarding India's capability to produce weapons-grade plutonium and the impact of the U.S.-India deal, or the lack thereof, on India's nuclear weapons...

Projects

Preventing Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism

Finding the means to reduce the threat represented by weapons of mass destruction was the original organizing principle of CISAC, and it remains a primary objective of its research and track-two...
English

People

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