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North Korea on the brink

Glyn Ford

North Korea on the brink

struggle for survival

by Glyn Ford

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Published by Pluto Press in London, Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weapons of mass destruction -- Korea (North).,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation -- Korea (North).,
  • Korea (North) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.,
  • Korea (North) -- Foreign relations.,
  • Korea (North) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Korea (North) -- Military policy.,
  • Korea (North) -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-231) and index.

    StatementGlyn Ford ; with Soyoung Kwon ; foreword by Garth Evans.
    ContributionsKwon, Soyoung.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS935.754 .F67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18936170M
    ISBN 100745325998, 074532598X
    ISBN 109780745325996, 9780745325989

      For years, North Korean missile units had rehearsed this very scenario, taking Scud and Nodong missiles into the field at night to practice firing them against U.S. forces in .


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