Seoul workshop on East Asian security

On 3-6 April 2001 Pugwash held its first workshop on East Asian Security, in Seoul, South Korea. It was attended by more than 30 participants from eleven countries. The meeting was organized by the Korean Pugwash Group, chaired by Dr. Mark Byung-Moon Suh, and was supported by Hon. Yong-Taek Chun, Chairman of the National Defense Committee, and Hon. Kun-Hee Lee, Chairman of the Samsung Group.

Seoul report on East Asian Security

Rapporteur: Jeffrey Boutwell

Working Papers

Jong-Chun Baek (South Korea): In Search of a Peace Regime for the Korean Peninsula

Yuri E. Fedorov (Russia): Missile Proliferation and Theatre Ballistic Defenses in Northeast Asia’s Security Landscape

Victor Gilinsky (USA): Fixing the 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework

Camille Grand (France): Europe, East Asia, Missile Proliferation and Missile Defenses

Michael Ying-Mao Kau (Taiwan): Building a Collective Security Regime in the Asia-Pacific: Trends, Patterns, and Prospects

Hans Maretzki (Germany): Unsolved Problems of Normalization and Detente between Both Koreas

Chung-In Moon (South Korea): The Korean Summit and Inter-Korean Relations: Assessment and Prospects

Alexander Nikitin (Russia): Military Competition in East Asia: Current Trends and Prospects for Constraint

John Rhinelander (USA): Missile Defense and East Asia

Yuri Ryzhov (Russia): The Changing World and Missile Defense

Yong Soon Yim (South Korea): The Summit and Beyond: Remaining Challenges

Background Papers/Documents

Monte R. Bullard (USA): “Undiscussed Linkages: Implications of Taiwan Straits Security Activity on Global Arms Control and Nonproliferation”

Chen Jifeng (China): TMD and Its Impact on Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Chun Yong-Taek (South Korea): “Missile Proliferation on the Korean Peninsula and Consequences of the Theater Missile Defense (TMD) Program”, paper presented at the Forum onThe Missile Threat and Plans for Ballistic Missile Defense: Technology, Strategic Stability and Impact on Global Security, 18-19 January 2001, Rome, Italy

Camille Grand (France): “Ballistic Missile Threats, Missile Defenses, Deterrence, and Strategic Stability”, Occasional Paper, Monterey Institute for Strategic Studies

Michael Ying-Mao Kau (Taiwan): “The Challenge of Cross-Strait Relations: The Strategic Implications of the Missile Crisis”, in The Security Environment in the Asia-Pacific, Hung/mao Tien and Tun-Jen Cheng eds., An East Gate Book, M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, NY and London, England, 2000

Li Bin (China): The Impact of the U.S. NMD on the Chinese Nuclear Modernization

Li Bin (China): Ballistics Missile Defense and the Missile Technology Control Regime, Paper prepared for the VIII International Castiglioncello Conference – “New Challenges in the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction”, Castiglioncello (Italy), September 23th – 26th, 1999

William J. Perry (USA): Review of US Policy Toward North Korea: Findings and Recommendations”, Unclassified Report to the President and the Secretary of State, Washington, DC, October 12, 1999

Mark Byung-Moon Suh (South Korea/Germany): “Progress and Prospect of Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones in East Asia”, paper prepared for the Pugwash Workshop on Eliminating Nuclear Weapons, 1-3 March 1998, New Delhi, India

Tatsujiro Suzuki (Japan): A Proposal for Asian Non-proliferation Research Cener (ANREC)

Marc Th.Vogelaar (Netherlands): The Role of the EU in the Rehabilitation of the Power Sector in the DPRK

Matin Zuberi (India): “The Proposed Indian Nuclear Doctrine”, Journal of Indian Ocean Studies, Vol. 6, No. 3, July 1999

Matin Zuberi (India): “Soviet and American Technological Assistance and the Pace of Chinese Nuclear Tests”, Strategic Analysis, October 2000, Vol. XXIV, No. 7, New Delhi: The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

Recommendations to President Bush of the Independent Task Force on Korea, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations, March 22, 2001