Accession Number : ADA301901

Title :   Cautious Peace: Strategy and Circumstance in Asia-Pacific Security.

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Lacy, James L.

PDF Url : ADA301901

Report Date : JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 177

Abstract : This paper examines the conditions of security. alliance, and forward presence in which U.S. military forces may operate in the Asia-Pacific region's near and distant future. The analysis includes: (1) a mid-decade overview of the Asia-Pacific economic, energy, environmental, political, and social development environment; (2) assessment of the near- or longer- term conflict potential and prospects in the region; (3) examination of emerging security alignments, ambitions and balances in Asia-Pacific security; (4) evaluation of the region's experience with and prospects for multilateral security arrangements; and (5) priority areas for U.S. defense policy and planning for the Asia-Pacific over the next several years.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY STRATEGY, *EAST WEST RELATIONS, *PEACEKEEPING, WEAPONS, NUCLEAR WARFARE, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), FOREIGN POLICY, INDIA, USSR, STABILITY, DEPLOYMENT, UNITED STATES, SYMPOSIA, POLICIES, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, LEADERSHIP, ECONOMICS, SECURITY, POLITICAL ALLIANCES, ENERGY, CANADA, POPULATION, REGIONS, JAPAN, PROBLEM SOLVING, MASS DESTRUCTION WEAPONS, ARMS CONTROL, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, AUSTRALIA, VIETNAM, ASIA, SOUTH KOREA, CHINA, TAIWAN, PHILIPPINES, SOCIAL WELFARE, LOW INTENSITY CONFLICT, MEXICO, FAR EAST, CHILE, INDONESIA, HONG KONG, MALAYSIA, NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE