Larry A. Niksch


Larry Allen Niksch, ICAS Fellow, is a Specialist in Asian Affairs with the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress. Larry was born in Gary, Indiana, on January 25, 1940. He received a B.A. in History from Butler University, a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a Ph.D in History from Georgetown University.

Larry specializes in U.S. security policy in East Asia and the Western Pacific, internal political conditions of the countries of the region, and foreign policy developments within the region. In addition to his reports published by the Congressional Research Service and congressional committees, he has written articles for a number of journals and newspapers in the United States and the Asia-Pacific countries. Larry has spoken at numerous conferences in the United States and abroad. He is interviewed frequently by East Asian and U.S. media outlets and by the Voice of America and Radio Free Asia.

Larry is a Senior Adviser on East Asia to The PRS (Political Risk Services Group), is an adviser to the Asia Service of The WEFA Group, and is a consultant to Lloyd, Thomas and Ball international business consulting service. He is a member of the editorial board of New Asia, published by the New Asia Research Institute in Seoul, Korea. Larry served as a member of the U.S. presidential observer group to the Philippine presidential election in February 1986.

Larry is a member of the Capitol Hill Civil War Roundtable.

Links for Larry A. Niksch
Responding to North Korea's Nuclear and Missile Test: Ending the U.N. Security Council Pretense
Six Reasons Why Japan Should Propose Taking the Senkakus Issue to the International Court of Justice
Responding to the Abe Visit to Yasukuni: The Park Initiative and Beyond
ICAS Symposium: Comments as Discussant
2013 Spring Symposium
Remarks to the 2012 Fall Symposium
2012 Fall Symposium
2012 Spring Symposium
2012 Winter Symposium
The Collapse of the February 29 Agreement: Is Denuclearization of North Korea Still a Credible Policy Objective?
When North Korea Mounts Nuclear Warheads on Its Missiles
2011 Fall Symposium
Comments on the ISIS Report on North Korea's Uranium Enrichment Program
2010 Fall Symposium
2010 Liberty Tennis Classic
2010 Spring Symposium
North Korea: Terrorism List Removal?
2005 Spring Symposium
2005 Winter Symposium


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