SEOUL'S POWER PLAY
- Calling the Shots in Korea. Kirk, Donald // New Leader;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p6
Discusses the dispute between the U.S. and North Korea due to the former's refusal to give up its nuclear weapons program and the latter's efforts to address North's violation of the 1994 Geneva Agreed Framework. Information on the main purpose of the U.S. for attending the six-nation talks;...
- N. Korea's Kim explores Chinese-style capitalism. Marquand, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;1/22/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 39, p7
Discusses the journeys of North Korean leader Kim Jong II and the outlook for the relations between North Korea and South Korea and China.
- South Koreans wait for North to return the favor. Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor;6/20/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 144, p7
Focuses on relations between North and South Korea, and discussion of leader Kim Jong Il's impending journey to South Korea. Views on visit to South Korea by Kim; Credibility of leader; Discussion of United States foreign relations with the countries.
- Is this really a new face? Spaeth, Anthony; Desmond, Edward W. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/31/94, Issue 44, p47
Discusses the implications of the agreement made by North Korea with the United States to stop its nuclear program. Implications on the leadership by Kim Jong Il of North Korea; Advantages for North Korea; Background of the agreement; Issue of whether North Korea will open to the outside world.
- North Korean Bombshell. Hanson, Marshall A. // Officer;Nov2008, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p18
The article reports that Kim Jong-il has suffered a stroke in August 2008. Jong-il is the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). It is cited that the leader's absence in the military parade in September has affected the peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear weapons...
- Talking Only Makes it Worse. Eberstadt, Nicholas // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/5/2007, Issue 4, p41
In this article, the author comments on how North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il continues to develop nuclear weapons even as the six-party diplomatic talks progress. The author notes that the diplomatic talks have made no real progress, but Kim Jong Il seems to be making continual progress with...
- A 'PARALLEL UNIVERSE' Wehrfritz, George; Lee, B. J. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/30/2006 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 148 Issue 18, p31
This article discusses the North Korean nuclear weapons conflict and the political role of South Korea. Since 1998, 1.3 million southerners have crossed the 38th parallel to tour Mount Kumgang's slopes and steal a glimpse at the North. U.S. politicians view the project as a $500 million dollar...
- NORTH KOREA IS POISED TO CROSS THE NUCLEAR RUBICON: WILL THE CANARY DIE IN THE MINE? Mansourov, Alexandre Y. // International Journal on World Peace;Sep2003, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p17
The author argues that Kim Jong Il's game plan in Beijing includes a) treating the Chinese as a pro-American party at the talks, which he approaches as a two against one boxing match; b) giving both the PRC and the United States an advance notice about pending initiation of reprocessing...
- BIZARRE SAR. Schuman, Michael; Forney, Matthew; Macintyre, Donald; Stevenson, Aiko // Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/7/2002, Issue 39, p41
Examines North Korea's plans to create a capitalist country with its own elected officials. Role of Kim Jong Il, North Korea's dictator; Kim's move toward economic and political engagement with the outside world; Creation of a special economic zone in Sinuiju; Appointment of Chinese...