Averting the Unthinkable

Morris, Stephen J.
December 2003
National Interest;Winter2003/2004, Issue 74, p99
Contends that the imminent prospect of North Korea becoming a nuclear power is the most severe threat to the security of the United States and the rest of the Western countries. Multilateral negotiations entered by the U.S. to deal with the nuclear arms program of North Korea; Explanation that regime change in North Korea is necessary to resolve the problem in the way that is less problematic; Significance of China in achieving regime change in North Korea; Examination on the nature of the nuclear weapons threat of North Korea; Attitude problem of young South Koreans toward the United States.


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