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Security cooperation in northeast Asia, architecture and beyond, edited by T.J. Pempel and Chung-Min Lee

Defining and conceptualizing Northeast Asia's security complex poses unique quandaries. The security architecture in Northeast Asia to date has been predominately U.S.-dominated bilateral alliances, weak institutional structures and the current Six Party Talks dealing with the North Korean nuclear issue. There has been a distinct lack of desire among regional countries as well as the U.S. to follow in the footsteps of Europe with its robust set of multilateral institutions. However, since the late 1990s, there has been burgeoning interest among regional states towards forming new multilater
Table Of Contents
Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia; Copyright; Contents; Figures and tables; Notes; Contributors; Acknowledgements; PART I The Northeast Asian security complex; 1 The Northeast Asian security complex: History, power,and strategic choices; 2 The requirements for security cooperation in Northeast Asia: Theory and reality; PART II Security challenges, drivers, and issues; 3 Nuclear weapons, state bellicosity, and prospects for anEast Asian security architecture; 4 Between multilateralism and bilateralism; PART III State interests and strategies; 5 European experience and lessons
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