Cover image
paperback ISBN: 978-1-928096-13-9 ebook ISBN: 978-1-928096-14-6

Myriad challenges to regional stability and security threaten East Asia’s burgeoning growth and prosperity. Mutual Security in the Asia-Pacific: Roles for Australia, Canada and South Korea addresses the economic and security challenges that loom in the region and the role that these three countries can play to ensure a stable, predictable political environment.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword: Constructive Powers and Regional Security in the Asia-Pacific - Ambassador Leonard J. Edwards and Ambassador Yim Sung-joon

Introduction: Constructive Powers in a Deconstructed Region - James Manicom and Simon Palamar

PART ONE: SECURITY CHALLENGES AND THE REGIONAL RESPONSE

An Assessment of the Security Environment in Northeast Asia: A South Korean Perspective
Kang Choi and Gibum Kim

A Constructive Contribution to Non-traditional Security Challenges: Areas for Australia-Canada-South Korea Cooperation
Hayley Channer

Conflict Prevention in the Asia-Pacific
Fen Osler Hampson and James Manicom

PART TWO: CONSTRUCTIVE POWERS AND THEIR REGIONAL AGENDA

South Korea as an Emerging Constructive Power: Issue Leadership and Limits
Benoit Hardy-Chartrand

Will Canada Be a Constructive Power in East Asia?
Simon Palamar

Australia: A Constructive or a Confused Power?
Andrew Carr

PART THREE: CONSTRUCTIVE POWERS COOPERATION IN REGIONAL SECURITY

Rule Making for State Conduct in the Attribution of Cyber Attacks
Samantha Bradshaw, Mark Raymond and Aaron Shull

Friends, Allies and Partners: The Past, Present and Future of Canada-Korea Defence Relations (1950–2015)
Tina Jiwon Park

CONTRIBUTORS

Thematics
  • Benoit Hardy-Chartrand

  • Fen Osler Hampson

    Fen Hampson is a distinguished fellow and director of the Global Security & Politics program, overseeing the research direction of the program and related activities. Previously, he served as director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and will continue to serve as chancellor’s professor at Carleton University. He is the recipient of various awards and honours and is a frequent contributor to the national and international media.

  • Leonard J. Edwards

    Len Edwards joins CIGI in May 2013 as distinguished fellow, where he co-chairs and leads the Global Security & Politics research project on enhancing security cooperation between Australia and Canada in the Asia-Pacific. Previously, he held senior roles in Canada’s public service, including G8/G20 Sherpa, Ambassador to Japan and Korea, and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

  • Simon Palamar

  • James Manicom

    James Manicom is a CIGI research fellow, contributing to the development of the global security & politics program. Previously, he held fellowships at the Ocean Policy Research Foundation in Tokyo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. James’ current research explores Arctic governance, East Asian security, and China's role in ocean governance.

  • Simon Palamar