NATO Treaty Links

This page provides links to other websites with information about specific arms control treaties relevant to the debate on NATO’s nuclear policy and the suggestions to adopt a no-first-use policy. Either scroll down or use the search engine to locate items of interest in the FLASH Archive.   Conference on Disarmament, Geneva. U.K. Ministry of […]

U.S. MISSILE DEFENSE PROGRAMS

 “East Asian Regional Security Futures: Theater Missile Defense Implications” The United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, June 24-5, 2000 U.S. MISSILE DEFENSE PROGRAMS by Michael O’Hanlon  Missile defense has emerged as probably the most important defense issue in the 2000 presidential campaign, and one of the most difficult issues in current U.S. diplomacy.  It may also be […]

Nuclear Policy

NOTICE: Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, the NPP FLASH has been temporarily suspended to focus our staff resources on the Special Forum LATEST REPORT Volume 3, #31 August 13, 2001 NUCLEAR WEAPONS     1. US NUCLEAR PROGRAM     2. UK TEST OF US MISSILE     3. HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI COMMEMORATION […]

Missile Defense Initiative

July 17, 2001 The Nautilus Institute’s Missile Defense Initiative is comprehensively examining missile defense proposals in East Asia, emphasizing the potential strategic, diplomatic and security implications of missile defense deployments in the region and globally. The project foci include long-term regional security relationships, U.S. ambitions to develop strategic (national) missile defenses, evolving conceptions of nuclear […]

TMD AND NORTHEAST ASIAN SECURITY

Abstract The rationale for Theater Missile Defense (TMD) in East Asia is to ensure military cooperation among U.S. allies by reducing the risks of intimidation from ballistic missiles and to secure America’s ability to intervene in regional conflicts where the potential use of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) exists. An effective TMD can dissuade countries […]

U.S. Strategic Command Force Structure Studies May 2001

The Matrix of Deterrence U.S. Strategic Command Force Structure Studies Hans M. Kristensen Senior Program Officer The Nautilus Institute May 2001 Introduction For the second time since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. government has begun a major review of its nuclear posture. Newly elected President George W. Bush has pledged to cut […]

Project Partners

  Project Partners: Lyuba Zarsky is Co-Founder of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development. Ms. Zarsky directs the Institute’s research and advocacy program on Globalization and Governance, focused on promoting environmental and human rights norms in the governance of international trade and investment. She has written extensively on regional environment, development and governance […]

EAST ASIA AND MISSILE DEFENSES: RIGHT MILITARILY AND WRONG POLITICALLY?

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures EAST ASIA AND MISSILE DEFENSES:  RIGHT MILITARILY AND WRONG POLITICALLY?by Alexander A. Pikayev* ABSTRACT Developments in East Asia represent, probably, the most intriguing and challenging factor in shaping global security for the twenty-first century. […]

RUSSIA’S NONPROLIFERATION POLICY AND THE SITUATION IN EAST ASIA

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures RUSSIA’S NONPROLIFERATION POLICY AND THE SITUATION IN EAST ASIAby Vladimir Orlov (1) A paper presented at the workshop East Asian Security Challenges Nautilus Institute Shanghai (A revised version) April 10, 2001   ABSTRACT Russia’s […]

PRACTICAL STEPS FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures PRACTICAL STEPS FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT by Chung Oknim ABSTRACT The basis for maintaining peace and security in Northeast Asia has been provided by bilateral alliances and alignments. Yet, the new millennium brings with itself […]