NAPSNet – Nautilus Peace and Security

NAPSNet is a non-governmental information network launched by the Nautilus Institute in November 1993. NAPSNet covers the key areas of research and policy work of the Nautilus Institute nodes in San Francisco, Melbourne and Seoul, including Austral security, nuclear deterrence, energy security, climate change adaptation, the DPRK, governance and civil society and the links between these themes and the three regions in which our nodes are found—North America, Northeast Asia, and the Austral-Asia region.

Special Reports

Special Reports are longer, often more technical, documents consisting of entire articles, government statements, and other documents relevant to peace and security.

Policy Forum

The Policy Forum's focus is on the timely publication of expert analysis and op-ed style pieces on the foremost of peace and security-related issues.

Weekly Report

NAPSNet covers the key areas of research and policy work of the Nautilus Institute nodes in San Francisco, Melbourne and Seoul, including Austral security, nuclear deterrence, energy security, climate change adaptation, the DPRK, governance and civil society and the links between these themes and the three regions in which our nodes are found—North America, Northeast Asia, and the Austral-Asia region. The Weekly Report succinctly presents six items each week that we believe every reader should know about these fields.

Daily Report Archives

Established in December 1993, the Nautilus Institute’s NAPSNet Daily Report served thousands of readers in more than forty countries, including policy makers, diplomats, aid organizations, scholars, donors, activists, students, and journalists. The NAPSNet Daily Report aimed to serve a community of practitioners engaged in solving the complex security and sustainability issues in the region, especially those posed by the DPRK’s nuclear weapons program and the threat of nuclear war in the region.

Improving Regional Security and Denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula

The report describes recent developments in North Korea, explains how U.S. interests have been challenged, and establishes objectives that can be achieved through a new U.S. strategy based on five key initiatives: a road map to denuclearization, a new plan for limiting North Korea's missile program, a Korean peace process, a pragmatic human rights dialogue and new approaches to combating North Korea's illicit activities.