David StraubAssociate Director of Korean Studies Program
Detention of Palo Alto retiree by North Korea prompts media interest – APARC scholars offer expertiseShorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford, KSP in the news
APARC's Daniel Sneider and David Straub are closely following the case of Merrill Newman, the Palo Alto grandfather detained in North Korea. In several media interviews, the Korea experts offer their insights. Read more »
CISAC, Shorenstein APARC, KSP Op-ed: The Financial Times (in Chinese language)
Shorenstein APARC experts comment that South Korean President Park Geun-hye's visit to China this week attests to the magnitude and importance of geostrategic changes in Northeast Asia. Read more »
Stanford expert discusses Pyongyang special envoy to BeijingShorenstein APARC, KSP in the news: Radio Free Asia on June 5, 2013
China is North Korea's most important ally, but relations between the two countries have appeared strained in recent months. David Straub spoke to Radio Free Asia about Pyongyang's decision to send a special envoy to Beijing in May.
U.S.-China summit in CaliforniaShorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford in the news
Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met in California recently for a two-day summit -- their first since Xi took office as president. Shorenstein APARC experts weigh in on key issues surrounding the visit.
Shorenstein APARC, KSP in the news
South Korean President Park Geun-hye visited the United States this May for the first time since taking office in February. Stanford experts weigh in on the future of U.S.-Korea relations. Read more »