Publication Year: 2004
Published by: National Bureau of Asian Research
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Perspectives on the Future of theKorean Peninsula
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Timely in view of North Korea’s recent efforts to force a nuclear crisis in the region, thisissue of the NBR Analysis examines the views of the surrounding powers toward the KoreanPeninsula—those of China, Japan, and Russia—and raises critical questions about the futureof Northeast Asia. North Korean leaders’ insistence on direct bilateral negotiations with theUnited States fell on deaf ears in the White House, which would accept no less than direct...
Theater Security Cooperation in theU.S. Pacific Command:An Assessment and Projection
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In his June 26 testimony before the House International Relations Committee’s Subcom-mittee on Asia and the Pacific, Pacific Commander Admiral Thomas Fargo highlighted theimportance of the theater security cooperation (TSC) program to the U.S. Pacific Command(PACOM). Admiral Fargo noted that PACOM’s TSC activities enhance U.S. influence inAsia, strengthen military-to-military cooperation, provide access for forward-basing, forward-...
Strategic Security Dilemmas in theCaucasus and Central Asia
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The National Bureau of Asian Research is publishing a two-volume series of the NBRAnalysis to highlight the urgent and persistent nature of the changed strategic security environ-ment in the Caucasus and Central Asia. The two volumes explore a range of competing inter-ests and influences in these volatile regions—emerging threats, bilateral and multilateral rela-tions, external great power and regional power influences, and the consequences of the un-...
Regional Power Plays in theCaucasus and Central Asia
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This volume of the NBR Analysis is the second in a series that The National Bureau ofAsian Research is publishing to highlight the urgent and persistent nature of the changed stra-tegic security environment in the Caucasus and Central Asia. The first volume explored howthe eight countries in these two regions view their security situations, and analyzed the effortsof current political leaders to cope with military and economic risks to their national interests....
Funding Terrorism in Southeast Asia:The Financial Network ofAl Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiyah
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A recent report from the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) highlights how interna-tional terrorists make widespread use of alternative and informal mechanisms to raise, move,and secure their funds.1 The very nature of these informal financial mechanisms—the use ofcharities and informal banking systems, or trade in licit and illicit commodities—makes it ex-tremely difficult for counter-terrorist and law enforcement officials to monitor flows of funds...
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Publication Year: 2004