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Author Bechtol, Bruce E., 1959-

Title Defiant failed state : the North Korean threat to international security / Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr

Publ Info Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2010]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  DS935.65 .B43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- Understanding the North Korean military threat to the security of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia -- Creating instability in dangerous global regions : North Korean proliferation and support to terrorism in the Middle East and South Asia -- Running in place : North Korea's nuclear program and the six-party talks during the Bush administration -- Maintaining a Rogue regime : Kim Chong-il and the North Korean regime succession process -- Preparing for the North Korean threat : the ROK-U.S. military alliance and the Lee Myung-bak presidency -- Conclusion : North Korea's threats to the United States and its allies
Note Associate professor of political science Bruce Bechtol examines the threat he believes North Korea poses to the national security of the United States and its allies and unresolved foreign policy issues
LC subject Korea (North) -- Foreign relations
Korea (North) -- Military policy
Korea (North) -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Korea (North)
Security, International
ISBN 9781597975315 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1597975311 (hardcover : acid-free paper)