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Pakistan: The State of the Union, report by Selig Harrison, April 2009


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Ending the North Korea Nuclear Crisis, the Korea Task Force Report

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Now the Hard Part: Conference focuses on Lack of U.S. Political Strategy in Afghanistan, by Selig Harrison, Ahmed Rashid, Ashraf Ghani, Qayyum Karzai, March 2002


Selig S. Harrison has
written five books:

India: The Most Dangerous Decades (Princeton, 1960)

China, Oil, and Asia: Conflict Ahead? (Columbia, 1977)

The Widening Gulf: Asian Nationalism and American Policy (The Free Press, 1978)

In Afghanistan’s Shadow:Baluch Nationalism and Soviet Temptations (Carnegie Endowment, 1981)

Korean Endgame: A Strategy for Reunification and U.S. Disengagement (Princeton University Press, 2002)

  • "Selig Harrison has longer and more intimate experience with North Korean security issues than any other American observer. He has used his inside knowledge plus extensive additional research to produce a provocative appeal for new thinking about the current situation on the Korean peninsula and the challenges in the years ahead. This is an important contribution that will benefit policymakers and the public alike."--Don Oberdorfer, author of The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History, former diplomatic correspondent for the Washington Post
  • "Korean Endgame is the best analysis I have seen of the difficult policy choices facing the United States in Korea. Selig Harrison covers all the key issues accurately and thoroughly, bringing into perspective the complicated relationships among North Korea, South Korea, and the United States. Providing a realistic strategy for ending one of the world's most dangerous military confrontations, this book should be required reading for policymakers and others who care about Asia and international affairs."--Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States, Founder and Chairman of The Carter Center

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Books Critiqued by Selig Harrison concerning North Korea

For Mr. Harrison's opinion on current literature concerning the Korean Peninsula, please consult his recent book review in The Nation, entitled The North Korean Conundrum.

Below is a selection of publications Selig S. Harrison has contributed to:

He is co-editor of India and the United States (Macmillan, 1960)

He is co-author with K. Subrahmanyam, Superpower Rivalry in the Indian Ocean: Indian and American Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 1989)

He is co-auther with Anthony Lake, After the Wars: Reconstruction in Afghanistan, Indochina, Central America, Southern Africa, and the Horn of Africa,(Transaction Publishers, 1990)

He is co-editor with Masashi Nishihara, U. N. Peacekeeping: Japanese and American Perspectives, (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1995)

He is co-author with Diego Cordovez of Out of Afghanistan: The Inside Story of the Soviet Withdrawal (Oxford, 1995)

He is the editor of Japan's Nuclear Future: The Plutonium Debate and East Asian Security (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1996)

He is co-author with Leonard Spector, Nuclear Weapons and the Security of Korea, (Brookings Institution Press, 1997)

He is co-editor with Paul H. Kreisberg, Dennis Kux & Lee Hamilton, India and Pakistan:The First Fifty Years (Woodrow Wilson Center Press), 1998)

He is the co-editor with Clyde V. Prestowitz of "Miracle": Redefining U.S. Economic and Security Principles (Economic Strategy Institute, 1999)


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