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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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#32 Mark J. Spalding, J.D., M.P.I.A.(1) The Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development * DRAFT Please Do Not Quote or Cite Without Permission *ABSTRACT At the beginning of this decade, environmentalists truly began to discover trade issues.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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APEC, Citizen Groups and the Environment

APEC, Citizen Groups and the Environment Lyuba Zarsky CoDirector Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development I. Introduction The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) has emerged as the overarching institution in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC’s eighteen members span East Asia, Australasia and the Western Hemisphere and include the world’s fastest growing economies.1 The heart of […]

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International Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Russian Far East

Center for East Asian Studies Monterey Institute of International Studies Monterey, California Presented at the Nautilus Institute Workshop on Trade and Environment in Asia-Pacific: Prospects for Regional Cooperation 23-25 September 1994 East-West Center, Honolulu   Peaceful relations among countries in any region require stable and mutually beneficial relations at all levels, both governmental and non-governmental, […]

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NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR IS SOUTH KOREAN CIA’S TIME-BOMB

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR IS SOUTH KOREAN CIA’S TIME-BOMB written by Alexandre Y. Mansourov, with substantial editing by Nautilus Institute (npr@igc.apc.org) July 27/94 The news that Kang Myong-do defected from the DPRK is not significant for what he said at a news conference about Pyongyang’s alleged possession of five nuclear bombs. Rather, if he is who […]

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CONFIDENCE BUILDING MEASURES IN NORTHEAST ASIA: EXAMINING MULTILATERAL AND BILATERAL DYNAMICS AT WORK

Prepared for the Conference on Peace and Security in Northeast Asia and the Nuclear Issue East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii July 17-20, 1994 The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed remarkable changes over the past few decades; most states in the region have posted double-digit economic growth, developed more representative political institutions (“democracy” in Asia has its own […]

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Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zone in Northeast Asia: A South Korean Perspective

By Bon-Hak Koo Research Associate, Arms Control Research Center Korea Institute for Defense Analyses A paper prepared for the Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network managed by Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, Berkeley, California, June 1994. Introduction The end of the Cold War has virtually eliminated the possibility of a global nuclear war […]

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