Guest Editor's Introduction: Korean Security

Smith, Hazel
October 2015
North Korean Review;Fall2015, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p5
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including Korean security, intractability of the Korean conflict from the perspective of South Korea's domestic politics, and the richness and analytic acuity of the October 2014 debates.


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