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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Join us for a virtual book launch and discussion with author Heidi Kuhn about the challenge posed by landmines and her life-changing work to eradicate them.
Landmines pose a unique threat to recovery from conflict because they destroy lives and contaminate agricultural land long after the fighting ceases. Heidi’s inspiring and personal memoir, Breaking Ground: From Landmines to Grapevines, One Woman’s Mission to Heal the World, shares her journey in founding Roots of Peace to remove landmines and support community development through planting vineyards and orchards.
Transitioning to a sustainable energy future requires considering how energy intersects and interacts with other sectors. Multi-sector planning benefits from geographic information system (GIS) tools, which can map energy infrastructure against other infrastructure, key environmental indicators, and socio-economic data. Doing so can identify risks, opportunities, and comparisons of costs and benefits across different project portfolios. Join us for an introduction to existing GIS tools and a discussion about how they can support a more sustainable energy future for Asia
A panel discussion on U.S. regional and homeland missile defense posture, focusing on an evaluation of its effectiveness in maintaining extended deterrence in light of future developments in North Korea’s missile force
The Stimson Center and Stimson’s 38 North program, in partnership with the Dayton Council on World Affairs (DCOWA), presented a panel of experts to discuss the importance of the US-South Korea alliance amidst uncertainty. Based on their experience and expertise, the panelists offered informed commentary on the importance of the alliance as it relates to the wider strategic tapestry in the Asia-Pacific as well as the longstanding and deeply institutionalized nature of bilateral alliance relations on the Korean Peninsula.
The Stimson Center and Stimson’s 38 North program in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, presented a panel of experts to discuss the importance of the US-South Korea alliance amidst uncertainty. Based on their experience and expertise, the panelists offered informed commentary on the importance of the alliance as it relates to the wider strategic tapestry in the Asia-Pacific as well as the longstanding and deeply institutionalized nature of bilateral alliance relations on the Korean Peninsula.