Accession Number : ADA461371
Title : East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy
Descriptive Note : Congressional rept.
Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Personal Author(s) : Nanto, Dick K
Report Date : 18 Sep 2006
Pagination or Media Count : 43
Abstract : The end of the Cold War, the rise of China, globalization, free trade agreements, the war on terror, and an institutional approach to keeping the peace is causing dramatic shifts in relationships among countries in East Asia. A new regional architecture in the form of trade, financial, and political arrangements among countries of East Asia is developing that has significant implications for U.S. interests and policy. This report examines this regional architecture with a focus on China, South Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. The types of arrangements include bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs), regional trade pacts, currency and monetary arrangements, and political and security arrangements.
Descriptors : *POLITICAL SCIENCE , *ECONOMICS , *SECURITY , *ASIA , *ARCHITECTURE , WARFARE , TERRORISM , CHINA , FAR EAST , SOUTH KOREA , SOUTHEAST ASIA , COMMERCE , JAPAN , COLD WAR , AGREEMENTS
Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
Government and Political Science
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE