Nuclear Imbalance of Terror: The American Surveillance Regime and North Korea’s Nuclear Programme

  • Bruce Cumings


There is a real crisis brewing in a place the cameras don’t go. [It is] the single most dangerous problem, the impending nuclearization of North Korea…None will sleep well with nukes in the hands of the most belligerent and paranoid regime on earth. The North Korean bomb would be controlled by either Kim Il Sung, the old and dying Great Leader, or his son and successor, Dear Leader Kim Jong Il…unpredictable, possibly psychotic, [he] would be the closest thing to Dr. Strangelove the nuclear age has seen.1


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