TITLE

How Dangerous Is North Korea?

AUTHOR(S)
Ratnesar, Romesh; Bradford, Laura; Carney, James; Thompson, Mark; Macintyre, Donald; Yooseung, Kim; Purvis, Andrew; Tashiro, Hiroko
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Time;1/13/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses relations between the United States and North Korea in light of a possible confrontation about a nuclear weapons program that Korean dictator Kim Jong Il might restart. Details of the military capability of North Korea; Efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush to employ diplomacy and prevent panic; Distinction between the defiance of North Korea and Iraq over United Nations weapons inspections and disarmament; Speculation on whether North Koreans have the skill to make nuclear devices small enough to load onto missiles; Pros and cons of a U.S.-led embargo and hard-line containment policy. INSETS: MEASURING THE THREAT;COUNTDOWN TO CRISIS;WHO'S WHO IN THE NUCLEAR-SUSPECT CLUB.
ACCESSION #
8807994

 

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