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Asia and the Pacific

Stimson experts examine political, military, and economic issues in China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula, and Japan to illuminate potential solutions to the complex security challenges in the region.

Current Research

August 28, 2019 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

The strategic competition between India and China in South Asia, especially in the Indian Ocean due to the Chinese “string of pearls” strategy, has been a key element underlining the narrative of bilateral relations in recent years. READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

In 1955, Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai advocated for and supported the adoption of a ten-point “declaration on promotion of world peace and cooperation” at the Afro-Asian Conference in Bandung, Indonesia. READ MORE

August 27, 2019

该演示从冲突调解方的角度展现了数十年的停火监控和管理的专业经验。它不仅突出了从战场到政治对话中的艰难过渡,也为深陷战火中的国家指明了方向。该陈述以“一带一路沿线国家民族冲突与中国建设性作用”之名在于2019年5月7日举办的史汀生中心北京对话中做了首次展示。 READ MORE

August 27, 2019

This presentation offers decades of expertise on ceasefire monitoring and management from an expert within the conflict mediation field. READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Jason Li

Kenneth A. Schultz is professor of political science and CISAC affiliated faculty member at Stanford University. READ MORE

August 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Hannah Haegeland , EXPERT: Jason Li , EXPERT: Yun Sun

Stimson’s China program is conducting an ongoing research and dialogue project that examines China’s emerging role in conflict mediation globally. READ MORE

August 20, 2019 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

Japan-South Korea relations are spiraling out of control. READ MORE

August 7, 2019

A national plan for radioactive waste management should consider all levels of radioactive waste, from low and intermediate level waste (LILW) to high level waste (HLW) and spent nuclear fuel. READ MORE

August 2, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Frank V. Pabian, Jack Liu and Jenny Town READ MORE

July 22, 2019 | EXPERT: Martyn Williams

Eavesdropping and network security were the top concerns of the North Korean government in the months before Koryolink, the country’s current mobile network service, was launched in December 2008, according to minutes of a May 28, 2008 meeting in Kuala Lumpur between engineers from the Korea Post READ MORE

July 16, 2019 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

With the much-expected announcement on the latest US arms sales package to Taiwan, China retaliated with a vow to sanction US companies participating in the sales. This is not the first time that China threatened to do so. READ MORE

July 5, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Frank V. Pabian, Jack Liu and Jenny Town READ MORE

July 3, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town , EXPERT: Samantha Pitz

Analysis by Peter Makowsky, Jenny Town and Samantha Pitz Background READ MORE

July 2, 2019 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

The Hanoi summit between President Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un had been expected to deliver concrete results on the nuclear negotiations and/or US-North Korea bilateral relations. READ MORE

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