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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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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THE STATUS OF U.S., RUSSIAN, AND CHINESE NUCLEAR FORCES IN NORTHEAST ASIA

by Dunbar Lockwood Arms Control Association June 30, 1994 prepared for the Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network managed by Nautilus Institute, Berkeley, California I. INTRODUCTION With the end of the Cold War, it has become difficult to envision a scenario in which any of the five declared nuclear weapons states would deliberately initiate the […]

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

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 […]

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The Status of US, Russian, And Chinese Nuclear Forces in Northeast Asia

THE STATUS OF U.S., RUSSIAN, AND CHINESE NUCLEAR FORCES IN NORTHEAST ASIA by Dunbar Lockwood Arms Control Association June 30, 1994 prepared for the Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network managed by Nautilus Institute, Berkeley, California I. INTRODUCTION With the end of the Cold War, it has become difficult to envision a scenario in which […]

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Nuclear Free Zone on the Korean Peninsula: A Russian View

Nuclear Free Zone on the Korean Peninsula: A Russian View by Gennady Chufrin Institute of Oriental Studies Moscow produced for the Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network managed by Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development Berkeley, California USA Recently the international situation on and around the Korean Peninsula has become very strained because of […]

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Nuclear Forces in Northeast Asia

Nuclear Forces in Northeast Asia Gerald Segal International Institute for Strategic Studies London prepared for the Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network managed by Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development May 1994 By nearly common consent, the uncertainty over the status of nuclear forces in Northeast Asia is said to be the most dangerous […]

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