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International Monitoring of North Korea’s 2016 Nuclear Test

International Monitoring of North Korea’s 2016 Nuclear Test

Sanctioning the North Korean economy and its leadership seems to be the best possible short-term option available to the international community to curb its nuclear proliferation.

Review – North Korea and Northeast Asian Regional Security

Review – North Korea and Northeast Asian Regional Security

Shen’s edited book presents a good collection of regional perspectives on the security problems posed by a nuclear North Korea during the late-Kim Jong Il period.

‘The Interview’ and the Popular Culture-World Politics Continuum

‘The Interview’ and the Popular Culture-World Politics Continuum

In the wake of this scandal, it is possible that other states may use novel tools and techniques to extinguish negative representations of national identity in film.

Review – Visual Politics and North Korea

Review – Visual Politics and North Korea

David Shim uses a welcome Critical Studies lens to consider how images of North Korea are used to construct a particular narrative and justify foreign policy decisions.

South Korea’s Foreign Policy in 2013: Building Trust in East Asia

South Korea’s Foreign Policy in 2013: Building Trust in East Asia

“Trust” has been the buzzword for President Park Geun-hye, and 2013 saw ‘trustpolitik’ in action in South Korea’s relationships with North Korea, China and Japan.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

Review – Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

The Handbook fills a lacuna in the civil-military relations literature by offering up-to-date empirical analyses of civil-military relations in a variety of regime types around the world.

Understanding the DPRK

Understanding the DPRK

By seeing North Korea as rational, we might be able to look beyond the posturing and threats from all sides, and move toward resolving the Korean War with a peace treaty.

North Korea’s New Legacy Politics

North Korea’s New Legacy Politics

North Korea’s future depends on how creatively it brings its sovereign heritage before the 1970s to the fore, and on how it can leave the past legacy politics of 1994–2011 behind.

China Bandwagons with North Korea

China Bandwagons with North Korea

To bolster the North Korean buffer China seems prepared to use all of the instruments at its disposal. These include economic, political, diplomatic, and potentially military means, to prop up the regime.

Crazy, Irrational, or Under Pressure? Why War with North Korea is Unlikely

Crazy, Irrational, or Under Pressure? Why War with North Korea is Unlikely

Deterrence and survival maximization continue to dictate state behavior in nuclear and military affairs. There is no evidence to suggest that the case of the DPRK is any different.

North Korea as the ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’: A Response

North Korea as the ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’: A Response

Ignoring North Korea is the worst sleight of all. It reminds the elites what they know, and hate – that no one takes them seriously. North Korea is another ‘Upper Volta with nuclear weapons,’ and we should treat it as such.

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