The Korean Conundrum

America's Troubled Relations with North and South Korea
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Original Publish Date: Mar 31, 2015
Product Number: EB00595173
Released: Mar 31, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781466893023
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Description

The US seems to be heading directly toward a confrontation with North Korea as Koreans in the south, and nations around the world, anxiously witness mounting tension. Carpenter and Bandow take a look at the twin crises now afflicting US policy in East Asia: the reemergence of North Korea's nuclear weapons program and the growing anti-American sentiment in South Korea. They question whether Washington's East Asia security strategy makes sense with the looming prospect of US troops stationed in South Korea becoming nuclear hostages. Carpenter and Bandow put forth the most provocative solution yet to this gnarled and dangerous situation.

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