This book assesses early Soviet Conference on Security and Cooperation in Asia proposals, and the refinements Gorbachev introduced after his own first call in his 1986 Vladivostok address. It provides practical recommendations for effecting subregional grouping in Northeast Asia.
1. Introduction 2. A Regional Security Regime 3. The Legacy of Soviet Initiatives 4. Competing Motivations and Conceptions of a CSCA 5. The Future Evolution of a CSCA