Northeast Asia

Scholarly Publications

From Denial to Punishment: The Security Dilemma and Changes in India’s Military Strategy towards China

November 2018

This article argues that China’s rise and its growing military power have intensified the Sino-Indian security dilemma.

Uneasy Partnerships: China’s Engagement with Japan, the Koreas, and Russia in the Era of Reform

April 2017

Uneasy Partnerships presents the analysis and insights of practitioners and scholars who have shaped and examined China's interactions with key Northeast Asian partners.

The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform

March 2016

China's rise has elicited envy, admiration, and fear among its neighbors. Although much has been written about this, previous coverage portrays events as determined almost entirely by Beijing.

Other Publications

The west needs a positive response to China’s technology challenge

August 2019

Silicon Valley is belatedly waking up to the fact that China systematically extracts the most advanced technology from the west, using both legal and nefarious means. Read more at The Financial Times

Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security in South Korea

December 2013

The World Is Counting on the U.S. and China

September 2013

Banning Garrett and Thomas Fingar write in U.S. News & World Report that the China and the United States must cooperate to tackle major global challenges in the near future.


The Soft War That America Is Losing

January 2021

The US depends far more on its soft power than authoritarian China does. Once it is lost, it is hard to get back.

China’s South China Sea Strategy Prioritizes Deterrence Against the US, Says Stanford Expert

December 2020

Analysis by FSI Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro reveals that the Chinese military has taken a more active role in China’s South China Sea strategy, but not necessarily a more aggressive one.

Update on Taiwan and China's Troubled Relationship: Oriana Skylar Mastro on NPR

October 2020

"The current threat is that the CCP is running out of patience, and their military is becoming more and more capable. So for the first time in its history, there's the option of taking...


Europe's Answer to Insecurity, Ukraine and Beyond: The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

October 8, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.

Remote Sensing for Environmental Security in North Korea

October 8, 2020

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Is Ebola the “The ISIS of Disease?": When Counter-Terrorism Meets Humanitarian Medicine

October 8, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.


Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Jacquelyn Schneider Jacquelyn Schneider Hoover Fellow
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Robert Weiner Robert Weiner Affiliate
1 RSD13 085 0211a Matthew Daniels Affiliate
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rsd19 072 0447a Jacek Durkalec Affiliate
Anja Manuel Anja Manuel Affiliate
rsd19 072 0453a Brad Roberts Affiliate
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