SECURITY PRAGMATICS FOR THE KOREAN PENINSULA

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures SECURITY PRAGMATICS FOR THE KOREAN PENINSULA by Chung-in Moon *ABSTRACT Despite the global trend toward dismantling Cold War structure since the late 1980s, North and South Korea have been trapped in a vicious cycle […]

THE BMD ISSUE IN NORTHEAST ASIA: STRATEGIC RELATIONS AND JAPAN’S OPTION

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures THE BMD ISSUE IN NORTHEAST ASIA: STRATEGIC RELATIONS AND JAPAN’S OPTIONby Hideshi Takesada ABSTRACT The ballistic missile defense (BMD) issue is attracting attention in Northeast Asia. Why is BMD necessary?  Is BMD worth spending […]

East Asian Regional Security

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures EAST ASIAN REGIONAL SECURITY  by Satoshi MorimotoABSTRACT Asia is now relatively peaceful and calm, although there is a broad consensus that the potential for uncertainty and instability is significant.  The challenges to peace and […]

THE G.W. BUSH ADMINISTRATION AND NORTHEAST ASIAN SECURITY: A JAPANESE PERSPECTIVE

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures THE G.W. BUSH ADMINISTRATION AND NORTHEAST ASIAN SECURITY: A JAPANESE PERSPECTIVEby Masahiro Matsumura ABSTRACT The current Northeast Asian security situation enjoys good stability and no imminent military threat. However, the United States and Japan […]

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 Mitsuru Kurosawa Osaka University, JapanABSTRACT The 2000 NPT Review Conference was held in April and May in New York and succeeded in adopting a final document.  In the […]

NONPROLIFERATION AND ARMS CONTROL

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures NONPROLIFERATION AND ARMS CONTROL  by Lawrence ScheinmanABSTRACT Reflecting on the state of nonproliferation and arms control at the beginning of the second post-cold war decade, one reaches a mixed conclusion.  On the one hand, […]

US BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSES: IMPLICATIONS FOR ASIA

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures US BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSES: IMPLICATIONS FOR ASIA by Brad Roberts * ABSTRACT This paper examines the potential benefits and drawbacks to US national missile defense deployment and its implications for Asia.   The potential drawbacks […]

US-CHINA RELATIONS FACE BOTH CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures US-CHINA RELATIONS FACE BOTH CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES by Bonnie Glaser *ABSTRACT American presidential transitions inevitably bring a degree of uncertainty to Sino-US. relations.  George W. Bush’s accession to the presidency is no exception.  Among […]

THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE IN ASIA

    “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia” The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE IN ASIADr. David M. Finkelstein * ABSTRACT The overarching argument in the paper is that the controversy over the future introduction of US TMD systems in the Asia-Pacific region is […]

US BMD PPROGRAM UNDER BUSH ADMINISTRATION: ITS INFLUENCE ON ARMS RACE AND PROLIFERATION IN EAST ASIA

  “Partnership for Peace: Building Long-term Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”  The Second Collaborative Workshop on East Asia Regional Security Futures US BMD PPROGRAM UNDER BUSH ADMINISTRATION: ITS INFLUENCE ON ARMS RACE AND PROLIFERATION IN EAST ASIAby ZHU Mingquan(1) ABSTRACT East Asia is a region consisting of nuclear-weapon states and non-nuclear weapon states with important […]