Diplomacy

Scholarly Publications

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.

Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy

January 2017

Are nuclear weapons useful for coercive diplomacy?

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

动荡世界中的安全挑战:更少敌人、更多挑战和焦虑

August 2015

A version of this paper, "Security Challenges in a Turbulent World: Fewer Enemies, More Challenges, and Greater Anxiety," delivered at the International Areas Studies Symposium at the University of...

Thirteenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

January 2015

The thirteenth session of the Korea-U.S.

A Chance to Defuse North Korea

June 2013

On Friday, June 7, President Obama will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a series of talks to address major issues between the two countries.

News

FSI Scholars Among Signatories Urging Effective U.S. Policy Toward China

July 2019

A group of more than 100 leading American Asia specialists, former U.S.

After Hanoi: APARC and CISAC Experts Discuss the Outcome of the Trump-Kim Summit and the Future of U.S.-DPRK Diplomacy

March 2019

Following the abrupt ending of the highly anticipated second bilateral summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, APARC and CISAC scholars evaluate the...

Stanford scholars discuss the diplomacy of denuclearization

February 2019

Siegfried S. Hecker, FSI Senior Fellow Emeritus, with Elliot A.

Events

Collaboration networks in Conference Diplomacy: The Case of Non-Proliferation Regime

February 20, 2019

Abstract: Multilateral conferences are the bread-and-butter of international politics.

Discussion on the DPRK with Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun

January 28, 2019

 UPDATE: This event will be live streamed on our Facebook page.

Negotiation in War

September 8, 2016

Abstract: What role do negotiations play in the midst of interstate wars?

Projects

Strengthening Security and Stability in South Asia

Through research and track-two diplomacy, CISAC scholars seek to identify policy oriented, cooperative measures aimed at fostering effective dialogue between Pakistan and India in an effort to...
English

Multimedia

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.

Why France and the European Union Still Matter for the United States

February 2015

Is Europe "elderly and haggard", and could France become "the crucible of  Europe" (Jan.

People

Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Chris Dunlap Christopher Dunlap Affiliate
Yeajin Yoon Affiliate
Jamil Jaffer Jamil N. Jaffer Affiliate
Michal Onderco Affiliate
Eric Min Eric Min Affiliate
Sidra Hamidi Affiliate
Matthew Fuhrmann Matthew Fuhrmann Affiliate
Hyun-Binn Cho Affiliate