The North Korean Nuclear Weapons Crisis

The Nuclear Taboo Revisited?

  • Jina Kim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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    Pages 42-68
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 150-217

About this book


Jina Kim investigates how North Korea rationalized its pursuit of nuclear weapons programs for more than two decades, by exploring the dialectical development of the nuclear crisis and the obstacles generated by complex internal Korean dynamics and conflicting interests amongst the major players concerned.


Nuclear crisis North Korea non-proliferation nuclear taboo Kim Jong Un Kim Jong Il complex conflict crisis development dynamics identification interaction Nuclear weapons weapons

Authors and affiliations

  • Jina Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Korea Institute for Defense AnalysesSeoulSouth Korea

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