Nautilus Peace and Security – 21 August

DETERRENCE: Russian Bombers Increase Flights Near U.S. Airspace DPRK: Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks? GOVERNANCE AND CIVIL SOCIETY: South Korea Suggests Northeast Asia Nuclear Safety Group CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: City Resilience Framework: City Resilience Index, Rockefeller Foundation and Arup International Development DETERRENCE: Russian Bombers Increase Flights Near U.S. Airspace, Michael Winter, USA Today (7 August 2014) Since April 2014, […]

Supplying Energy Needs for the DPRK’s Special Economic Zones and Special Administrative Regions: Electricity Infrastructure Requirements

by Roger Cavazos and David von Hippel The Center for Energy Governance & Security Seoul, Korea 19 August 2014 I. INTRODUCTION The Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) uses special economic zones as a mechanism for engaging in commercial activity with other nations without substantially converting its economy to a market model; earning hard currency […]

Nautilus Peace and Security – 14 August

DETERRENCE: Russia to Upgrade Missile Attack Warning System DPRK: North Korea’s Real Annual GDP Growth GOVERNANCE AND CIVIL SOCIETY: Parties Face Calls for Reform after Elections CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: Technical Report: Designing a Climate Resilient Future: A Guide to Integrating Multiple Perspectives in Spatial Planning DETERRENCE: Russia to Upgrade Missile Attack Warning System, Tatyana Rusakova, Russia Beyond The Headlines, July […]

Energy Needs in the DPRK

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Energy Needs in the DPRK, and Opportunities for Collaboration on Energy Sector Engagement and Redevelopment by David. Von Hippel and Peter Hayes The Center for Energy Governance & Security Seoul, Korea 12 August 2014 I. INTRODUCTION A series of events in the last few years and months have kept the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in […]

Nautilus Peace and Security Weekly – 7 August

DETERRENCE: Simulating War Might Be the Best Way to Prevent One ENERGY SECURITY: Why the US Needs to Lift the Ban on Oil Exports GOVERNANCE AND CIVIL SOCIETY: Environmental Repair Emerges as an Industry in China CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: The 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review CLIMATE CHANGE AND SECURITY: Climate change 2014: House Bills Would Make it Harder to Fight the […]

Spent Nuclear Fuel Management in China

by Xuegang Liu Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Engineering The Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 5 August 2014 I. INTRODUCTION With a population exceeding 1.3 billion and high economic growth averaging ~8% since the early 1980s, China’s demand for energy has increased dramatically. As of 2013, China is the world’s second […]

Should South Korea Go Nuclear?

by Peter Hayes and Chung-in Moon 28 July 2014 I. SUMMARY Relative to the status quo of relying on US nuclear extended deterrence, the ROK developing and deploying its own nuclear weapons, or, arranging for redeployment of US nuclear weapons into Korea, are fantastic ideas. The latter options would reduce the credibility of US retaliation in response to a […]

한국, 핵무장 해야 하는가?

피터 헤이즈 문정인 2014 월 28 요약 미국의 핵 확장 억지력에 의존하는 현 상태를 유지하기 보다는 한국이 자체적인 핵 개발에 나섬으로써 핵 무기를 보유한다거나 미국의 핵 무기를 한국에 재배치하자는 생각은 타당치 않다. 이는 북한의 선제 핵 공격에 대한 미국의 보복 대응의 신뢰도를 떨어뜨리고, 미국이 한국에 제공하고 있는 재래식 전력에 의한 억지력의 견고함을 해치는 결과를 가져올 […]

Nautilus Peace and Security Weekly – 24 July