The impossible state : North Korea, past and future

Cha, Victor D., 1961- author
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  • Creator Victor Cha
  • Format Books
  • Publication First Ecco paperback edition. New York : Ecco, 2013, ©2012.
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 534 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9780061998515, 0061998516
  • OCLC ocn852160421

Summary

  • Looks at the nation of North Korea, its history, social conditions, and place in world politics as it stands today and where it is likely to end up in the future.

Notes

  • Reprint. Originally published: ©2012.
  • "With a new epilogue by the author"--Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Contradictions -- The best days -- All in the family -- Five bad decisions -- The worst place on Earth -- The logic of deterrence -- Complete, verifiable, and irreversible dismantlement (CVID) -- Neighbors -- Approaching unification -- The end is near -- Epilogue: The new normal: unpredictable
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