On September 13 2023, Amb. Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future spoke with China Global Television Network (CGTN) – Europe to shed light on the pivotal Putin-Kim Summit, offering insights into its…
Lt. Gen Weinstein (Ret) discussed the nuclear capabilities of Russia, China, and North Korea; the need to modernize the United State’s nuclear forces; the nuclear component of the war in Ukraine, and more.
Ambassador Heine analyzes the role of the current president of China, his possibility of re-election, the tensions with Taiwan, the relationship with North Korea, and more.
“Highly committed states, however weak, will do what they need to do to be heard and to be taken seriously when the stakes for them are perceived to be high, even existential.”
Sophie Park (Pardee ’20) shared her experiences traveling and volunteering in North Korea with students currently taking IR 501 Conflict and Cooperation in Asia.
The Center for the Study of Asia hosted Amb. Joseph DeTrani for a talk on North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy.
Prof. Joshua Shifrinson recently published an article in Foreign Affairs exploring the upside of a nuclear-armed North Korea.
Najam says Korean Peninsula summit diplomacy is a major step forward but a long, long journey still ahead.
Dean Adil Najam interviewed on VOA on US diplomatic moves in North Korea, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Prof. William Keylor discusses whether North Korea will follow through on claims that they are willing to stop testing nuclear weapons.
Prof. Jayita Sarkar argues that diplomacy, not brinkmanship, is the best way for the United States to face the threat posed by N. Korea.
Pardee School professors Thomas Berger, Jayita Sarkar and Robert Loftis spoke as part of a Howard Thurman Center forum on North Korea.
Prof. Thomas Berger discussed whether economic sanctions alone will be enough to prompt North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the current tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Prof. Jayita Sarkar examines how the United States could potentially relieve tensions with North Korea without using a military strike or sanctions.
Prof. William Keylor discusses President Donald Trump’s first speech before the UN General Assembly, and his comments on North Korea.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses the tough diplomatic and military challenges Japan currently faces with North Korea.
Dean Adil Najam discusses how North Korea is testing its adversaries with recent missile launches.
Prof. William Keylor discusses the recent firing of a North Korean missile over Japan.
Dean Adil Najam discusses President Donald Trump’s recent comments that North Korea would see “fire and fury like the world has never seen” if they threaten the U.S.