This Policy Report reviews America's post-Cold War era national security interests in Northeast Asia. It examines the catalyst, development, and impact of the Agreed Framework, the first post-Cold war security policy adopted the United States, signed in 1994 between the United States of America and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. The focus of the report analyzes how the Agreed Framework serves America's national security interests. The structure and efficacy of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization is also examined with considerable attention to the Heavy Fuel Oil and Light-Water Nuclear Reactor projects. The report concludes with recommendations addressing America's national security interests in Northeast Asia in the context of the Agreed Framework.