Nuclear Proliferation in Northeast Asia

The Quest for Security

  • Authors
  • Andrew O’Neil

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Andrew O’Neil
      Pages 1-10
  3. Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Andrew O’Neil
      Pages 13-34
  4. Two Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Andrew O’Neil
      Pages 57-78
  5. Future Directions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
  6. Conclusion

    1. Andrew O’Neil
      Pages 125-127
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 129-199

About this book


To what extent does the failing strategy of nonproliferation pose serious challenges for Northeast Asia's security environment? Are there alternative strategies for managing nuclear weapons in the region? Should the presence of nuclear weapons in Northeast Asia necessarily be seen in exclusively negative terms, as many experts believe?


China environment North Korea Proliferation strategy weapons

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