Living with the Unthinkable

Carpenter, Ted Galen
December 2003
National Interest;Winter2003/2004, Issue 74, p92
Examines the foreign policy of the United States toward North Korea. Stand of U.S. President George W. Bush on the issue of North Korea's nuclear weapons program; Move of the U.S. to engage North Korea on the issue of nuclear weapons through a multilateral process that involves Russia, China, South Korea and Japan; Strategy options available to the U.S. in dealing with North Korea after it admitted of possessing nuclear weapons; Discussion on the problems involved in the policy options available to the U.S.; Importance for the U.S. to learn to coexit with a nuclear armed North Korea; Significance of Chinese involvement in resolving the problem in Northeast Asia.


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