Weekly Report

Deterrence

The US is committed to strategic stability in US-China relations but this does not mean mutual assured destruction. Rose says a Chinese ground missile...

DPRK

Foreign Ministers from China, Japan and South Korea met for the first time in three years. It is premature to say that the three reached full consensus, but...

Governance and Civil Society

The Chinese environmental documentary “Under the Dome” became an internet sensation after being released by the People’s Daily, only to be censored...

Climate Change Adaptation

Urban green infrastructure (UGI) is an important component of any climate adaptation strategy because of the multiple benefits it provides to the community and...

Austral Peace and Security

Vale Malcolm Fraser, Cold Warrior, post-Cold War critic of US strategic dysfunction, and recorder of consequences for uncritical allied wannabes...

Policy Forum

Southeast Asia’s nuclear push: the need for better regional communication...

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by Denia Djokic 30 March 2015 I. INTRODUCTION In this article on the push for nuclear power in Southeast Asia, Denia Djokic writ ...

March 30, 2015

A comprehensive agreement for security in Northeast Asia

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by Morton Halperin 16 March 2015 Introduction In this Policy Forum Morton H. Halperin writes ‘A new approach is clearly needed t ...

March 16, 2015

Sanctions easing as a sign of non-hostility

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Leon V. Sigal 23 February 2015 This report was a originally written as a paper for the Nautilus-CIIS Workshop on Comprehensive Sec ...

February 23, 2015

Special Reports

Nuclear terrorism risks in Northeast Asia: J...

March 23, 2015

NAPSNet Special Report by Peter Hayes 23 March 2015 I. SUMMARY In this report Peter Hayes examines the risk of nuclear terrorism in Northeast Asia with particular...

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North Korea in 2014: A Fresh Leap Forward Int...

March 9, 2015

NAPSNet Special Report by Peter Hayes and Roger Cavazos 9 March 2015 I.     SUMMARY In 2014, North Korea neither overcame its isolation due to its nuclear wea...

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North Korea’s nuclear force roadmap: hard c...

March 2, 2015

by Peter Hayes and Roger Cavazos NAPSNet Special Report 2 March 2015 I. SUMMARY In this report Peter Hayes and Roger Cavazos lay out a possible roadmap for North ...

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Nuclear command-and-control in the Millenials...

February 17, 2015

In this report Peter Hayes writes about the risk of nuclear war and complexity. He states that “very few leaders or even strategic scholars pay attention to the...

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동북아 비핵지대를 통한 핵 위협...

January 6, 2015

동북아 비핵지대를 통한 핵 위협의 종식[1] 피터 헤이지(노틸러스 연구소) http://www.kdjlibrary.org/ 6 January 2015 English version (영...

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Ending Nuclear Threat via a Northeast Asia Nu...

January 6, 2015

Peter Hayes Nautilus Institute NAPSNet Special Report January 6, 2015 This special report was first presented at the Nuclear Free Korea and Northeast Asia Confere...

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Rapid Relief and Reconstruction in a DPRK Hum...

December 23, 2014

Peter Hayes, David von Hippel, and Roger Cavazos Nautilus Institute 23 December 2014 I. SUMMARY This scoping paper identifies key issues associated with rapid rel...

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OVERCOMING US-DPRK HOSTILITY: The Missing Li...

December 21, 2014

Peter Hayes[1] Nautilus Institute NAPSNet Special Report, December 21, 2014 Originally presented at Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, workshop, Denu...

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FOIA Reports

Telephone Directory United Nations Command RO...

January 6, 2014

The Spring 1985 UNC/CFC/USFK/EUSA Telephone Directory package’s listings in this new directory are broken into geographic areas by telephone prefix. As inst...

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Intelligence Report: The Outlook for Nuclear ...

October 29, 2013

Date of report: August 2, 1957 Nautilus publication date: October 29, 2013 Description: After the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, postwar Japanese publ...

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Concept for Operations in a Nuclear Environme...

October 17, 2013

Date of report: June 8th, 1982 Nautilus publication date: October 17, 2013 The USSR increased its military abilities throughout the Cold War instituting a constan...

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1968 Quarterly Operational Report for the 7th...

October 16, 2013

In 1968, tensions were much higher in the Korean Peninsula than today. The United States had a variety of tactical and theater nuclear weapons deployed in South K...

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Targeting the Soviet Army Along the Sino-Sovi...

October 15, 2013

In the 1970s, US defense officials took notice of escalating Sino-Soviet disagreements, particularly around the north eastern border.  In an attempt to stem the ...

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Military Aspects of a Study of the Implicatio...

August 28, 2013

The advent of China’s nuclear weapons program in 1964 has played an important role in the military-security landscape of Asia. Prior to its first nuclear te...

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Headquarters UNC/CFC Organization and Functio...

September 17, 2012

This manual reflects the organization, functions and relationships which exist within Headquarters, United Nations Command and within Headquarters, ROK/US Combine...

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Climate Change Adaptation

The Climate Change Adaptation Network (AdaptNet) is a fortnightly report that highlights best practices and demonstration projects addressing climate change. It focuses on cities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region and how they might best prepare for a warming planet.

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AdaptNet là bản báo cáo được xuất bản hai lần mỗi tháng, chú trọng nêu bật các giải pháp thực tiễn hiệu quả nhất cũng như các dự án điển hình có khả năng thích ứng với biến đổi khí hậu. Bên cạnh đó, AdaptNet chủ yếu tập trung vào các thành phố tại Ốt-xtrây-li-a và khu vực Châu Á- Thái Bình Dương với các biện pháp chuẩn bị thích ứng với hiện tượng nóng lên toàn cầu.

About Nautilus

Our mission: WE HOLD THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO BUILD PEACE, CREATE SECURITY, AND RESTORE SUSTAINABILITY FOR ALL PEOPLE IN OUR TIME.

Since its founding in Berkeley, California in 1992, the Nautilus Institute has evolved into a thriving public policy think-tank and community resource. Along the way it has addressed critical security and sustainability issues such as the United States nuclear policy in Korea and the effect of the U.S.-China relationship on environmental insecurity. The Institute has built a reputation not only for innovative research and analysis of critical global problems, it also translates ideas into practical solutions, often with high impact.

The Institute convenes a community of scholars and practitioners who conduct research on strategies to solve interconnected global problems. Our Associates and Partners are located in Asia, North America, Europe, Australia and India. With our network of partner organizations and associates, we develop and apply these strategies to the linked threats of nuclear war, urban and energy insecurity, and climate change in the Asia Pacific region.

Nautilus encourages civil society to strengthen regional governance of these common problems and shared solutions.

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Nautilus in the News

WA space telescope could track Chinese satellites, missiles

December 12, 2014

Richard Tanter, Senior Research Associate, Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability and Professor, School of Social and Political Studies at University of Melbourne has been reported as saying that there are now large numbers of Chinese mil ...

North Korea frees two Americans as Obama heads to Beijing

November 9, 2014

After the Fowles release, Peter Hayes of the Nautilus Institute in Berkeley, Calif, speculated that “North Korea is making a diplomatic push that could lead in a year’s time to a meeting between President Obama and Kim Jong Un.” The Fowles ...

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