Strategic Rivalry and Risk Reduction in East Asia

Strategic Rivalry and Risk Reduction in East Asia

The APLN addresses nuclear and military competition in countries across East Asia and beyond including China, Japan, DPRK, ROK, the US, Mongolia and Taiwan.

  • Addressing Asia's nuclear dangers
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    Addressing Asia's nuclear dangers

    23 Sep 2021 | Tanya OGILVIE-WHITE and Wilfred WAN

    As nuclear dangers rise in the Asia-Pacific, states engaged in a frenzied rush to acquire more capable weapons should instead be prioritizing dialogue.

  • Scott Morrison’s Giant Nuclear Election Ploy
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    Scott Morrison’s Giant Nuclear Election Ploy

    17 Sep 2021 | Allan Behm

    In this series analysing the new Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) deal, Allan Behm explains the implications on China, Russia, DPRK and other nuclear-armed states, as well as knock-on effects on Japan and ROK.

  • AUKUS Nuclear-Powered Submarine Deal No Cause for Concern
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    AUKUS Nuclear-Powered Submarine Deal No Cause for Concern

    16 Sep 2021 | Gareth EVANS

    In the first of a series of analyses on the new Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) deal, Gareth Evans argues that the new AUKUS Nuclear-Powered Submarine Deal is no cause for concern.

  • Getting China on Board With Hypersonic Controls
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    Getting China on Board With Hypersonic Controls

    23 Aug 2021 | Chris GOWE

    Chris Gowe recognizes the barriers to Chinese engagement and advocates for an informal dialogue-based approach that builds towards a multi-domain trilateral framework in the long term.

  • Toward an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Northeast Asia
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    Toward an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    12 Aug 2021 | James GOODBY and Markku HEISKANEN

    James Goodby and Markku Heiskanen advocate building a multilateral mechanism to address security challenges in Northeast Asia.

  • Missile Controls in East Asia
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    Missile Controls in East Asia

    28 Jul 2021 | Tanya OGILVIE-WHITE and Tanvi KULKARNI

    Tanya Ogilvie-White and Tanvi Kulkarni argue for a robust, collaborative security-building approach to constrain the burgeoning missile race.