Korea

The Asia-Pacific in the U.S. National Security Calculus for a New Millennium

Author: Dr Andrew Scobell, Dr Larry M Wortzel The authors of this monograph survey the challenges to U.S. national security that confront this diverse and dynamic region, highlighting the particularly volatile situation that continues on the Korean peninsula. Beyond continued U.S. attention to maintaining a robust military presence and steadfast U.S. alliances, they argue that …

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Theater Missile Defense in Japan: Implications for the U.S.-China-Japan Strategic Relationship

Author: COL Patrick M O’Donogue Colonel Patrick M. O’Donogue (U.S. Army War College class of 2000) considers a topic of key importance to U.S. national security. Perhaps no security matter (with the exception of National Missile Defense) is as contentious globally as Theater Missile Defense (TMD). The question of U.S. assistance to Japan to develop …

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America’s Army in Transition: Preparing for War in the Precision Age

Author: Maj Gen Robert H Scales The following two articles were written during and immediately after the war in Kosovo. The first is an adaptation of an earlier work written after a trip to Asia in 1998. In that essay, I suggested that foreign militaries were beginning to perceive our fixation on a firepower-centered way …

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Tacit Acceptance and Watchful Eyes: Beijing’s Views about the U.S.-ROK Alliance

Author: Dr Fei-Ling Wang In October 1995, the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute and the Institute for Far Eastern Studies of Kyungnam University, in partnership with the Defense Nuclear Agency and The Korea Society, hosted in Seoul, Korea, an international workshop on the U.S.-ROK Alliance. For nearly a half century, the security alliance between …

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Conference Report: International Workshop on the U.S.-ROK Alliance

Author: COL Donald W Boose Jr In October 1995, scholars, military officers, diplomats, journalists, public figures, and concerned private citizens of the two alliance partners and regional states gathered in Seoul, Korea, to assess the impact of these changes and to seek new directions for the alliance. The Strategic Studies Institute is pleased to have …

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