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Trilateral Cooperation in the Shadow of a Nuclear North Korea

March 12, 2019

Abstract: My research investigates the formal institutionalization of inter-governmental cooperation among the three major Northeast Asian powers – China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea—in the...

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.

Bytes, Bombs, and Spies The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

December 14, 2018

Offensive cyber operations have become increasingly important elements of U.S. national security policy.

A Comprehensive History of North Korea's Nuclear Program and Lessons Learned

March 26, 2018

NOTE: Seminar room changed to Oksenberg Conference RoomEncina Hall, 3rd floor  This is an APARC-CISAC joint event.With all eyes on the upcoming Inter-Korean Summit and the planned Kim-Trump Summit,...

Can the U.S. deter a nuclear North Korea?

November 2, 2017

About the event: North Korea has, or is about to have, a capability to launch missiles with nuclear warheads against the United States.

The North Korea Crisis

May 10, 2017

- This event is jointly sponsored by the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Walter H.

A Conversation with General Michael Hayden

April 27, 2017

About the Event: In conversation with Philip Taubman, General Hayden will discuss intelligence and cybersecurity challenges the United States faces in combatting terrorism, dealing with North Korea...

Normalization by Other Means: The Failed Techno-diplomacy of Light Water Reactor Export in the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

March 17, 2017

Abstract: In 1992, North Korea offered to dismantle its plutonium-production reactors in exchange for more “proliferation-resistant” light water reactors (LWRs) from the West, and this offer...

Communist Coups: Authoritarianism And the Fate Of Three Revolutions

February 11, 2016

Abstract: How do leaders win power struggles in Leninist regimes?

Relief, Rehabilitation and Development Assistance to North Korea: What are the needs today after almost 20 years of aid projects and programs?

May 28, 2014

Due to the interest generated by this seminar, we have reached our maximum seating capacity and are not able to accommodate any more guests.

Global Health Diplomacy in North Korea: the Stanford Tuberculosis Project in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

November 26, 2012

About the topic: Stanford University, in collaboration with humanitarian NGOs, WHO, the Global Fund and the North Korean Ministry of Public Health have undertaken to develop that country's first...

Dealing with Kazakhstan’s Soviet nuclear legacy

October 15, 2012

When the Soviet Union dissolved at the end of 1991, the independent Republic of Kazakhstan was left with the world’s fourth largest nuclear arsenal and a huge nuclear infrastructure, including lots...

The Upcoming April Launch of the North Korean Kwangmyongsong-3 Satellite Using the Controversial Unha-3 Rocket

April 2, 2012

The U.S.-North Korean “Leap Day” deal of February 29 was thrown into question by the North’s recent announcement of a satellite launch between April 12 and 16 to celebrate the centenary of Kim il...

Nunn, Hecker, Taubman: World's Most Pressing Nuclear Challenges

March 23, 2012

Listen to CISAC consulting professor and former New York Times reporter Phil Taubman talk with former U.S. Sen.

Question and Answer Session on the DPRK-U.S. Agreement

March 5, 2012

Advance Reading Recommended:  Speakers will not give prepared remarks. They ask that attendees read the Q&A with Siegfried Hecker and David Straub on the recent agreement.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation: History and Current Issues

February 13, 2012

This presentation provided a history of efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons beginning with the discovery of nuclear fission continuing through the development of the bomb and the cold...

Google Tech Talk: What I saw in North Korea and Why it Matters

March 28, 2011

CISAC Co-director Siegfried Hecker discusses energy, proliferation issues and his trips to North Korea. 

What Can We Do About North Korea's Nuclear Program?

February 16, 2011

Sig Hecker will talk about his recent trip to North Korea, misconceptions about North Korea, and why the U.S. needs a new approach to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula.

North Korea's Yongbyon Nuclear Complex: A presentation by Siegfried S. Hecker at the Korea Economic Institute

November 23, 2010

CISAC's Siegfried Hecker presented the findings of his recent trip to North Korea, where he was given a tour of a nuclear facility reportedly capable of enriching uranium.

Nuclear Risk Reduction Through Science Diplomacy: The North Korean Case

September 30, 2010

About the Speaker: Siegfried S.

Strategic Stability at Low Numbers

May 20, 2010

AbstractIn order to eliminate nuclear weapons, the world will first have to pass through a regime of "low numbers" in which the US and Russian arsenals contain hundreds of weapons.

Science Diplomacy and Nuclear Threats (Video)

April 8, 2010

From Conversations with History- Institute of International Studies, University of California at Berkeley Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Siegfried S.

The United States and Korea: Toward a Shared Future

June 2, 2009

Two weeks before President Lee Myung-bak’s first full-fledged summit meeting with President Barack Obama, Pantech Fellow alumni of Stanford University’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center ...

Asia's Rising Space Powers: Emerging Capabilities and Possible U.S. Responses

May 13, 2009

Abstract: China's three human spaceflights (2003, 2005, and 2008) and 2007 anti-satellite test have put the world on notice that a new geography is emerging in 21st Century space competition, which...


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