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Alliance Problems, Signaling, and Escalation of Asian Conflict

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines two intrawar deterrence failures in Korea in late summer and fall 1950, both of which were related to alliance politics. It shows that lack of coordination and mistrust in the ... More


Understanding the Product: North Korea’s Military Capabilities

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

North Korea’s nuclear weaponization program and its ballistic missile programs have developed compelling capabilities that can potentially threaten all the Middle East, Africa, and Europe when ... More


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Kjell Magne Bondevik and Kristen Abrams

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first provides a brief historical background of North Korea and discusses the political and economic indicators that have allowed massive human rights violations to take place. Next, it ... More


The Tortuous Road to the Market in North Korea: Problems and Prospects

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Vladimir Popov (eds)

in Transition and Institutions: The Experience of Gradual and Late Reformers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242184
eISBN:
9780191697043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242184.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the economic system in North Korea and investigates its past reform efforts. It also assesses North Korea's current reform measures and alternative policy packages. It ... More


How Do They Do It?: North Korea’s Illicit Financial Networks and Proliferation Modus Operandi

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

North Korea has always been able to get around sanctions using some very clever tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for getting its arms distributed. This has been an ongoing situation no ... More


IT Tigers of Asia: South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology Across the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921553
eISBN:
9780199980406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921553.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Asian Tigers South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore are the subject of this chapter, which describes their introduction to computing and how that technology became a central export and economic ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the path of economic development and capital formation during the half-century after the Korean War, and evaluates the means used for South Korea's success. The chapter also ... More


Assessing the Role of Security Assurances in Dealing with North Korea

John S. Park

in Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778275
eISBN:
9780804784917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778275.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the link between security assurances and North Korean nuclear decision-making by concentrating on four key areas. The first analysis presented here is an evaluation of key ... More


Enforced Disarmament without War? The Control of North Korean Nuclear Weapons

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

In the early 1990s, the international community tried to compel North Korea either to prove that it was not developing nuclear weapons or to cease such development. As so often, the aim was ... More


North Korea’s External Economic Relations, 1990–2016

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

in Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600362
eISBN:
9781503601994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600362.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers a variety of indicators on the nature of North Korea’s external economic relations, including its direction and composition of trade. These data suggest why coordination ... More


Global Rogues and Regional Orders: The Multidimensional Challenge of North Korea and Iran

Il Hyun Cho

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199355471
eISBN:
9780199355495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355471.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Why do some regional actors cooperate with the United States over the North Korean and Iranian nuclear questions, while others do not? What are the implications of such varying responses for regional ... More


Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Patrick Stewart

in Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the link between weak states and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferation, examining the threat of WMD proliferation, outlining various avenues by which both state and ... More


War Comes to Korea: The First Six Months

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Violence was no longer unfamiliar between North and South Korea as various infantry engagements, guerilla encounters, and artillery bombardment frequently occurred. However, South Korean soldiers as ... More


From Korea to Kuwait: Britain and Coalitions of the Willing

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The deployment of large numbers of British troops to both Korea in 1950 and to Kuwait in 1990 followed similar domestic and international legal paths, though the political contexts were quite ... More


A New Era of Inter-Korean Relations, 1998–2007

Danielle L. Chubb

in Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161367
eISBN:
9780231536325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the evolution of political activism during the administrations of Kim Dae Jung and Roh Moo Hyun (1997–2000). During this period, the trends of fragmentation and remobilization ... More


“Who Owns the Nation?”: Cold War Competition over Zainichi Koreans in Japan

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 examines the prolonged and vehement competition between North and South Korea over the allegiance of colonial-era Korean migrants who remained in Japan in the context of decolonization and ... More


North Korea and Military Proliferation to Iran: Pyongyang’s Most Important Customer

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Evidence of Pyongyang’s arms sales to Iran begins with the evidence that North Korea has been proliferating conventional and unconventional weapons to Iran since the early 1980s. Since that time, ... More


North Korean Proliferation on the African Continent

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

There are so many countries in Africa that North Korea provides goods and services to that space does not permit the listing of all its activities there. In this chapter, the focus will be on the ... More


Beyond “Bamboo Curtain” and “Hermit Kingdom”: Korean Chinese between Two Socialist Fatherlands

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The successful incorporation of Koreans who remained in Manchuria into communist China led to their disownment by South Korea, yet this incorporation was not necessarily seen as incompatible with ... More


Freedom and Homecoming: Narratives of Migration in the Repatriation of Zainichi Koreans to North Korea

Tessa Morris-Suzuki

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This article describes the distinction between “free” and “forced” migration, as observed from the pool of world history. Despite the perceived distinction, there is another view that presumes some ... More


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