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Introduction

  • Mi-yeon Hur
Chapter

Abstract

I wrote this book to fill a major lacuna in the existing literature by providing a comprehensive analysis of the Six-Party Talks process. Closer scrutiny of the Six-Party Talks as a “process” would provide greater analytical purchase, as a single incident never happens independently without being caused or at least constituted by previous interactions, nor ends without generating effects. Locating the SPT process in the broader context of foreign policy changes, I examine when and how the states set out to “shift” their foreign policy during the SPT, which potentially reshaped foreign policy behavior of other principal states and affected the rise and fall of the six-party framework.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mi-yeon Hur
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  1. 1.Korea UniversitySejong CityKorea (Republic of)

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