The purpose of this study is to design a co-operative maritime security model for Northeast Asia through the application of naval arms control and disarmament measures, maritime confidence-building measures (MCBMs) and maritime co-operation measures (MCMs). Over the past decade, Northeast Asia has been dominated by quite significant strategic change, which is ongoing and brings with it many uncertainties. naval capabilities in Northwest Asia are instrumental in promoting maritime security interests - helping to build a stable security environment through active participation in regional naval co-operation. This landmark book explores the region's maritime peace and stability, and examines in depth the strategic, military and apolitical issues that underpin any effort to develop maritime co-operation. The book focuses on naval strategy I Northwest Asia and the future possibilities for multilateral maritime co-operation, and will appeal to both professional maritime analysts and students of east Asian political, strategic and security matters.