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Meltdown : the inside story of the North Korean nuclear crisis

Author: Mike Chinoy
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A veteran CNN correspondent evaluates North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear weapons program, analyzing what the author contends to be American foreign policy failures that enabled the adversarial nation to acquire nuclear technology.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Chinoy
ISBN: 9780312371531 0312371535
OCLC Number: 184822859
Description: xxiv, 405 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Cast of Characters xv --
1 "Without You There Is No Us" 1 --
2 So Close ... 21 --
3 Regime Change 43 --
4 "Axis of Evil" 65 --
5 The "Scrub" 81 --
6 High-Level Meetings 103 --
7 The Four-Letter Word 127 --
8 Meltdown 142 --
9 War Games 158 --
10 "Read My Statement" 175 --
11 "We Don't Negotiate with Evil. We Defeat It." 194 --
12 "Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly" 212 --
13 "We Have Manufactured Nukes" 225 --
14 The September 19 Declaration 241 --
15 Illicit Activities 252 --
16 Going Ballistic 274 --
17 The Bomb 292 --
18 "How Are We Going to Get Out of This?" 305 --
19 "We Are All Waiting for You" 322 --
20 "Dear Mr. Chairman" 340.
Responsibility: Mike Chinoy.
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Shows how the erosion of the US position in Asia enabled North Korea to stage its nuclear breakout. This book tells the story of a divided Bush administration, which offers a case study of how  Read more...

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by cwarden (WorldCat user on 2008-08-25)

"Without you there is no us" -- So close.. -- Regime change -- "Axis of evil" -- The "scrub" -- High-level meetings -- The four-letter word -- Meltdown -- War games -- "Read my statement" -- "We don't negotiate with evil. We defeat it." -- "Some good, some bad, some ugly" -- "We have manufactured nukes" -- The September 19 declaration -- Illicit activities -- Going ballistic -- The bomb -- "How are we going to get out of this?" -- "We are all waiting for you" -- "Dear Mr. Chairman".

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