In 2017, the U.N. Security Council banned North Korea from selling fishing permits, but new monitoring methods show that hundreds of vessels originating from China have been fishing in North Korean waters in apparent violation of sanctions. What are the political, economic, and sustainability impacts of this practice for North Korea’s fisheries? Join us for a panel discussion to explore the implications for sanctions and fisheries management.

Join author Sebastian Strangio for an up close exploration of his new book In the Dragon’s Shadow: Southeast Asia in the Chinese Century. Stimson’s Brian Eyler will lead Sebastian through a Davos-style interview followed by a discussion panel with insight from Stimson’s Yun Sun and New York Times Beijing Bureau Chief Jane Perlez.

Join us for a briefing on our new “Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Mapping” tool and learn how it can inform safeguards implementation of permanent SNF disposal deep underground.

Please join us for the book launch of The Wellington Experience: A Study of Attitudes and Values Within the Indian Army with author Col. David O. Smith (retired).

The book offers an in-depth analysis of India’s premier professional military education institution and challenges some conventional wisdom on the Indian armed forces’ training and education, internal and external threat perceptions, and attitudes towards the state and security issues.

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Past Events

Future outcomes in Afghanistan will be shaped for years to come by two key milestones: the withdrawal of U.S. troops and negotiations between the Afghan government and Taliban representatives.

In this virtual panel discussion, contributors to a recent series on the future of Afghanistan in South Asian Voices, Stimson’s online magazine, will come together to share perspectives from across the region and explore how Afghanistan, the United States, Pakistan, India, and Iran might respond to a range of future scenarios.

Please join Conflict Armament Research, the Small Arms Survey, the Stimson Center, and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research for a virtual discussion on the occasion of the 6th Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty.

A panel discussion on the evolution of the US-China relationship over the last two decades and the impact of the US-China strategic rivalry on US Indo-Pacific alliances, including US-ROK relations and coordination on North Korea

Even as India and China celebrate the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic ties this year, tensions have escalated on the disputed border. After a clash between Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley led to the first casualties on the border in several decades, this discussion will examine how India-China economic, diplomatic, and strategic/military relations are likely to evolve in light of the crisis. Join us for a timely discussion on the future of India-China relations hosted by Stimson’s online magazine South Asian Voices.

2020 marks the 25th Anniversary of the normalization of relations between the United States and Vietnam. Vietnam is a American key partner in the Indo-Pacific region, and the United States and Vietnam have made great strides in building a forward-looking and mutually beneficial partnership despite the shared history of war, its baneful legacies, and a nineteen-year interruption to diplomatic relations.

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