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Nuclear showdown : North Korea takes on the world

Author: Gordon G Chang
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the extent of the North Korean nuclear threat, its origins, international implications and solutions. The US is the mightiest nation in history, yet for decades one of the world's weakest states has challenged it and kept it at bay. This book analyses the failed society, the gravest threat to America and international order: North Korea.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chang, Gordon G.
Nuclear showdown.
London : Hutchinson, 2006
(OCoLC)903439756
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon G Chang
ISBN: 0091799708 9780091799700
OCLC Number: 57751357
Description: xxii, 327 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ku klux Korea --
An Arsenal of ambitions --
The pygmalion of Pyongyang --
Collapse perhaps? --
Housewives for nuclear terror --
Sympathy form the devil --
Tokyo, target for termination --
Aid charade --
Flirting with unspeakeble evil --
The end of American primacy --
Civilization's last wespon --
Last exit before the dark ages.
Responsibility: Gordon G. Chang.

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