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Resolving Crises in East Asia Through a New System of Collective Security: The Helsinki Process as a Model

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Members: 
Name: 
Hon. Christopher Smith
Title Text: 
Co-Chairman
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Name: 
Hon. Benjamin Cardin
Title Text: 
Chairman
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Witnesses: 
Name: 
Carl Gershman
Title: 
President
Body: 
National Endowment for Democracy
Name: 
Karin Lee
Title: 
Executive Director
Body: 
The National Committee on North Korea
Name: 
Fran Jannuzi
Title: 
Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy, Policy and Research, Washington, D.C., Office
Body: 
Amnesty International

This hearing discussed the possibility of establishing an organization in East Asia similar to the OSCE, in order to increase cooperation and improve regional security. Witnesses cited curbing North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, which have been condemned by Japan, China and South Korea, as a primary goal for such an organization.  Witnesses also suggested that an OSCE-like mechanism could be used to mediate air security zone disagreements and regional maritime issues.

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