Perspectives on U.S. Policy Toward North Korea : Stalemate or Checkmate
North Korea has been described as the most secretive country on earth. Dealing with such a closed society_one that is simultaneously seeking acceptance through nuclear relations while defying the plea to cease development of nuclear weapons_is difficult for governments and policy makers, but Perspectives on Policy Toward North Korea opens discussion on the various approaches the United States has adopted and is considering.
- Paperback | 184 pages
- 149.9 x 226.1 x 15.2mm | 249.48g
- 01 Apr 2006
- Lexington Books
- Lanham, MD, United States
Table of contents
Chapter 1 The North Korea in Nuclear Weapons Program Chapter 2 U.S. Foreign Policy Options: Case Study on Nonproliferation Chapter 3 Altered States: Changing Perceptions and the ROK-US Security Relationship Chapter 4 North Korea: Crisis in the Making Chapter 5 Using Systems: Engineering Tools to Rethink US Policy on North Korea Chapter 6 U.S. Policy Toward North Korean Nuclear Weapons Development: The Need for a New Approach
Perspectives on Policy Toward North Korea is a balanced and thoughtful contribution to the study of how the U.S. can deal with this important issue. The authors provide a valuable analytical treatment of practical strategies for dealing with North Korea. -- David Kang, Dartmouth College The authors in this balanced edited volume on U.S. policy toward North and South Korea's approach to the volatile nuclear issue provide useful insights from different disciplines that reflect well on its sponsor, the U.S. Air Force Academy's Institute of National Security Studies. -- Edward Olsen, Naval Postgraduate School
About Sharon Richardson
Sharon Richardson is the director of publications in the Institute of Information Technology Applications (IITA) at the United States Air Force Academy.