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Nuclear North Korea A Debate on Engagement Strategies

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ISBN-10: 0231131283

ISBN-13: 9780231131285

Edition: 2003

Authors: Victor D. Cha, David C. Kang

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This text steps back from the sometimes hysterical tone of news coverage and commentary to offer a rational and logical debate on the nature of the North Korean regime.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Victor D. Cha is associate professor of government and D. S. Song--Korea Foundation Chair, Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is the author of Alignment Despite Antagonism: The United States-Korea-Japan Security Triangle, which won the 2000 Ohira Book Prize.David C. Kang is an associate professor in the department of government and an adjunct associate professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College. He is the author of Crony Capitalism: Corruption and Development in Korea and the Philippines.

Introduction: The Debate Over North Korea
Weak but Still Threatening
Threatening, but Deterrence Works
Response: Why We Must Pursue "Hawk Engagement"
Response: Why Are We Afraid of Engagement?
Hyperbole Dominates: The 2003 Nuclear Crisis
Beyond Hyperbole, Toward a Strategy