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Going Critical The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis

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ISBN-10: 0815793871

ISBN-13: 9780815793878

Edition: 2004

Authors: Joel S. Wit, Daniel B. Poneman, Robert L. Gallucci

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A decade before being proclaimed part of the "axis of evil," North Korea raised alarms in Washington, Seoul, and Tokyo as the pace of its clandestine nuclear weapons program mounted. When confronted by evidence of its deception in 1993, Pyongyang abruptly announced its intention to become the first nation ever to withdraw from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, defying its earlier commitments to submit its nuclear activities to full international inspections. U.S. intelligence had revealed evidence of a robust plutonium production program. Unconstrained, North Korea's nuclear factory would soon be capable of building about thirty Nagasaki-sized nuclear weapons annually. The resulting…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 9/6/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 474
Size: 6.20" wide x 9.21" long x 1.09" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Preface to the First Edition
A Cornered Dog Will Sometimes Bite
An Extremely Peculiar Nation: March-May 1993
No Sitting President Would Allow North Korea to Acquire Nuclear Weapons: June-August 1993
The Twilight Zone: September-December 1993
A Sea of Fire: January-March 1994
Ending History: April-May 1994
At the Brink: June 3-June 14, 1994
We Liked You Starting from Then: June 15-30, 1994
Sailing to an Uncertain Destination: July-August 1994
Progress Usually Comes at the Eleventh Hour: September-October 1994
What Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stronger: October 1994-July 1995
The Land of Counterpane
Joint Statements and Agreements