Special Reports

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

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Stuck In the Mud? Nation-States, Globalization and the Environment

Stuck In the Mud? Nation-States, Globalization and the Environment Lyuba Zarsky Co-Director Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable DevelopmentN2 Globalisation and Environment Study OECD Economics Division The Hague, The Netherlands May, 1997 Abstract Environmental and resource management is largely the preserve of nation-states. Economic globalization, however, constrains the unilateral management capacities of nation- states and […]

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Tumen River Area Development Program and Transboundary Water Pollution

Based on a talk given at: The Woodrow Wilson Center Environmental Change and Security Project Working Group on Environment in US-China Relations January 7, 1998   I. Northeast Asia: a Region of Regions In the late 1990s, the Tumen River Area Development Program (TRADP) has emerged as Northeast Asia’s predominant intergovernmental economic cooperation effort. The […]

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Northeast Nuclear Free Zone

November 28, 1997 The following is a report of the meeting of the Expanded Senior Panel of the Limited Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone for Northeast Asia, held in Moscow October 1-3, 1997. The meeting was sponsored by the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy of the Ivan Allen College of Georgia Tech University. The report […]

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Energy and the Environment in Asia Pacific: Regional Cooperation and Market Governance

Abstract Energy demand in Asia-Pacific is projected to mushroom over the next decade and, indeed, over the whole of the next century. If the future looks like the past, the explosion in energy use will greatly compromise human health; severely, perhaps irreversibly, degrade regional and global eco-systems; and potentially inflame regional and even global tensions. […]

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Energy and the Environment in Asia Pacific: Regional Cooperation and Market Governance

Energy and the Environment in Asia Pacific: Regional Cooperation and Market Governance Lyuba Zarsky CoDirector Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development Symposium on the United Nations System in the 21st Century United Nations University November 14-15,1997 New York, New York DRAFT Abstract Energy demand in Asia-Pacific is projected to mushroom over the next decade […]

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Lessons of NAFTA for APEC

Lessons of NAFTA for APEC #32 Mark J. Spalding, J.D., M.P.I.A.(1) The Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development * DRAFT Please Do Not Quote or Cite Without Permission *ABSTRACT At the beginning of this decade, environmentalists truly began to discover trade issues. The debate between environmentalists and trade liberation proponents has usually been framed […]

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Technological Alternatives to Reduce Acid Gas and Related Emissions from Energy-Sector Activities in Northeast Asia November, 1996

1.Introduction and Background Of the many environmental concerns currently facing the nations of Northeast Asia, the problem of “acid rain” or “acid precipitation” presents perhaps the most potent combination of immediate and ongoing impact and regional scope. “Acid rain” , (as described in more detail in other papers in this series) is a general, though […]

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The Impact of a Limited Nuclear Free Zone on Deployed Nuclear Weapons in Northeast Asia

John E. Endicott Georgia Institute of Technology Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) Presented at the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 17-19 July 1994 (Conference on Peace and Security and the Nuclear Issue in Northeast Asia) Graphics are only available in hard copy Introduction: The idea of nuclear free zones in Northeast Asia is […]

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The Domain of Environmental Cooperation in Northeast Asia

The Domain of Environmental Cooperation in Northeast Asia Lyuba Zarsky CoDirector Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development Prepared for the Sixth Annual International Conference Korea and the Future of Northeast Asia: Conflict or Cooperation? Portland State University Portland, Oregon May 4-5. 1995 I. IntroductionThe environment is emerging as a “motherhood” issue in Northeast Asia. […]

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East Asia Strategy Report

*950224–.PFS *PFS— 02/24/95 * (FS) AMERICA’S PERMANENT INTEREST IN ASIA-PACIFIC SECURITY (Embargoed Text: East Asia Strategy Report) (12,750) (FOLLOWING FS MATERIAL FOR STAFF USE ONLY AND NOT FOR PUBLICATION) // THIS REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 1300 EST FEBRUARY 27, 1995 // UNITED STATES SECURITY STRATEGY FOR THE EAST ASIA-PACIFIC REGION February 1995 Department of Defense […]

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