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Arms, Transparency and Security in South-East Asia : Sipri Research Report - Bates Gill

Arms, Transparency and Security in South-East Asia

Sipri Research Report

By: Bates Gill (Editor), J. N. Mak (Editor)

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Published: 1st April 1997
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Drawing together the work of eight experts on the arms trade and Asia-Pacific security affairs, Arms Trade, Transparency and Security in South-East Asia presents analysis and extensive data related to the arms trade and defence policy transparency mechanisms in South-East Asia. It also includes a de facto regional arms register for South-East Asia covering the period 1970-96, and will prove useful to security analysts and policy-makers seeking new approaches to transparency and confidence-building in South-East Asia.

"...this volume is very comprehensive and systematic in presenting the issues of arms transparency and defence-related matters in Southeast Asia. Most of the authors contributing to this book are those who have been involved not only in research activities on the subject, but also in various networks, particularly in the so-called second track diplomacy, actively providing analysis and policy recommendations on the related issues. This makes this volume a valuable contribution to our understanding of security issues in Southeast Asia." Edy Prasetyono, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta. Contemporary Security Policy, April 1999 Vol 20 Issue 1

Preface
Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Introductionp. 1
A conceptual framework for arms trade transparency in South-East Asiap. 10
The strategic environment and arms acquisitions in South-East Asiap. 25
The 'ASEAN way' and transparency in South-East Asiap. 38
Defence cooperation and transparency in South-East Asiap. 49
Defining legitimate and unwarranted military acquisitions in South-East Asiap. 63
Development of defence White Papers in the Asia-Pacific regionp. 79
Developing an arms register: the SIPRI experiencep. 93
A de facto arms trade register for South-East Asia, 1975-96p. 101
About the contributorsp. 141
Indexp. 143
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ISBN: 9780198292869
ISBN-10: 0198292864
Series: Sipri Research Report
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st April 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.28