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Nuclear North Korea

A Debate on Engagement Strategies

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Nuclear North Korea by Victor Cha
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Victor D. Cha and David C. Kang's Nuclear North Korea was first published in 2003 amid the outbreak of a lasting crisis over the North Korean nuclear program. It promptly became a landmark of an ongoing debate in academic and policy circles about whether to engage or contain North Korea. Fifteen years later, as North Korea tests intercontinental ballistic missiles and the U.S. president angrily refers to Kim Jong-un as "Rocket Man," Nuclear North Korea remains an essential guide to the difficult choices we face. Coming from different perspectives--Kang believes the threat posed by Pyongyang has been inflated and endorses a more open approach, while Cha is more skeptical and advocates harsher measures, though both believe that some form of engagement is necessary--the authors together present authoritative analysis of one of the world's thorniest challenges. They refute a number of misconceptions and challenge the faulty thinking that surrounds the discussion of North Korea, particularly the idea that North Korea is an irrational actor. Cha and Kang look at the implications of a nuclear North Korea, assess recent and current approaches to sanctions and engagement, and provide a functional framework for constructive policy. With a new chapter on the way forward for the international community in light of continued nuclear tensions, this book is of lasting relevance to understanding the state of affairs on the Korean peninsula.

Author Biography

Victor D. Cha is D. S. Song-Korea Foundation Endowed Chair in the Department of Government and School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is senior adviser and Korea chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and was director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council from 2004 to 2007. His books include The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future (2012). David C. Kang is Maria Crutcher Professor of International Relations, Business, and East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California, where he is also director of the Korean Studies Institute and the Center for International Studies. His most recent book is American Grand Strategy and East Asian Security in the Twenty-First Century (2017). Stephan Haggard is the Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies, director of the Korea-Pacific Program, and distinguished professor of political science at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego. His books include Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea (2017).
Release date Australia
September 11th, 2018
Contributor
Foreword by Stephan Haggard
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
revised and updated edition
Imprint
Columbia University Press
Pages
320
ISBN-13
9780231189231
Product ID
28255270

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