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Missile Defense, Extended Deterrence, and Nonproliferation in the 21st Century - Collected Papers

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Editor's note

The following papers were commissioned as part of the Missile Defense, Extended Deterrence, and Nonproliferation in the 21st Century project supported by the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC). 

The papers have two general purposes: 1) to create a body of work that provides an overview of the missile defense developments in major regions of the world; and 2) to provide emerging scholars the opportunity to conduct research, publish, and connect with each other. We believe we have succeeded on both counts. 

The papers written for this project will be valuable for academics and policymakers alike, and will be published and disseminated by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland. This element of the project has also been successful in further bringing together a new cadre of experts in the field and developing the next generation of academics and public servants who will benefit from their participation in this project. 

These papers were completed in the Fall of 2016.

Paper 1
Missile Defense in Europe: Progress toward an Uncertain Outcome
By Catherine McArdle Kelleher, Nilsu Goren, and Nate Frierson

Paper 2
Turkey’s Turbulent Journey with the EPAA and Quest for a National System
By Nilsu Gören 

Paper 3
The Tactical Utility and Strategic Effects of the Emerging Asian Phased Adaptive Approach Missile Defense System
By Jaganath Sankaran

Paper 4
Ballistic Missile Defense in South Korea: Separate Systems Against a Common Threat
By Joshua H. Pollack

Paper 5
Seeing Missile Defense as U.S. Hostility, North Korea Aims at More and Better Weapons
By Naoko Aoki

Paper 6
GCC Missile Defense: Obstacles on the Road to Integration
By Ari Kattan

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