Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) received a $1 million grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to fund research and training on international peace and security projects over the next two years. The grant will fund research on a variety of issues, including collaborative civilian-military operations aimed at strengthening communities in…
We owe it to the North Korean citizens not to let their humanitarian crisis be eclipsed by our media’s fascination with nuclear issues.
Hecker provided a brief history of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, and described his most recent trip to North Korea, which received significant media attention last November when he returned with news that the country had built a state-of-the-art uranium enrichment facility.
For six years, management science and engineering professor Siegfried Hecker has offered Stanford, Washington and the U.S. scientific community a window into the secretive world of North Korea’s nuclear program. The 67-year-old former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory travels as a nonofficial diplomat, returning each time with insights, photographs and discussion points for U.S.-North Korea relations.
When Washington looks for advice on nuclear deterrence, disarmament and nonproliferation, it knows it can look to Stanford.