May 17, 2022

About the author

Stephan Haggard

Stephan Haggard is the Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies, director of the Korea-Pacific Program, and distinguished professor of political science at UC San Diego. With Marcus Noland, he is the author of “Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements and the Case of North Korea” (Stanford University Press, 2017).

More articles by 'Stephan Haggard'

Parsing the Panmunjom Declaration

Parsing the Panmunjom Declaration

A historic Kim-Moon agreement represents progress, but the really tough issues all lie ahead

Parsing the Panmunjom Declaration
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard April 29, 2018
How Kim Jong Un’s testing moratorium may impact upcoming summits

How Kim Jong Un’s testing moratorium may impact upcoming summits

North Korea's pledge is a big deal, but what will Trump offer in return?

How Kim Jong Un’s testing moratorium may impact upcoming summits
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard April 22, 2018
What Trump’s Syria strike means for North Korea

What Trump’s Syria strike means for North Korea

The action against Assad exposed many of the administration's foreign policy shortcomings

What Trump’s Syria strike means for North Korea
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard April 15, 2018
What John Bolton’s appointment does – and doesn’t – mean for North Korea

What John Bolton’s appointment does – and doesn’t – mean for North Korea

Trump cannot decide what his policy towards Pyongyang is going to be

What John Bolton’s appointment does – and doesn’t – mean for North Korea
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard March 26, 2018
How a North Korea-U.S. summit could pan out

How a North Korea-U.S. summit could pan out

Donald Trump must be bold and give Kim Jong Un an offer he can't refuse

How a North Korea-U.S. summit could pan out
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard March 10, 2018
New Treasury measures: maritime interdictions and the diplomatic off ramp

New Treasury measures: maritime interdictions and the diplomatic off ramp

Friday's sanctions up the pressure on the DPRK, but enforcement remains the perpetual challenge

New Treasury measures: maritime interdictions and the diplomatic off ramp
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard February 25, 2018
Mike Pence in Korea: reading the tea leaves

Mike Pence in Korea: reading the tea leaves

What did the Vice President achieve in a three-day visit to the South?

Mike Pence in Korea: reading the tea leaves
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard February 11, 2018
The overwrought and exuberant: being realistic about inter-Korean talks

The overwrought and exuberant: being realistic about inter-Korean talks

Seoul is not about to embrace Kim Jong Un, but it must be clearer about what it hopes to achieve

The overwrought and exuberant: being realistic about inter-Korean talks
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard January 30, 2018
Donald Trump meets Xi Jinping: What did we learn?
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Donald Trump meets Xi Jinping: What did we learn?

Overshadowed by strikes in Syria, talks yielded little in terms of concrete policy shifts

Donald Trump meets Xi Jinping: What did we learn?
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard April 9, 2017
American Brexit? Trump and the Korean peninsula

American Brexit? Trump and the Korean peninsula

The impact of Trump's election on East Asia may be being overstated, but the future is uncertain

American Brexit? Trump and the Korean peninsula
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard November 10, 2016