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Title North & South Korea [electronic resource] / Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.
Publication Info. San Diego : Greenhaven Press, c2007.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 202 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-192) and index.
Contents ch. 1. Does North Korea pose a serious threat? -- 1. North Korea poses a serious nuclear threat / William Perry -- 2. The United States provoked the North Korean nuclear threat / Gregory Elich -- 3. North Korea sponsors terrorism / Brendan I. Koerner -- 4. North Korea does not sponsor terrorism / Ivan Eland -- 5. North Korea's criminal activities pose an international threat / Michael Richardson -- 6. Allegations of North Korean criminal activities are unsubstantiated / Kim Myong Chol -- ch. 2. What policies toward North Korea are best? -- 1. The regime in North Korea must be changed / James Hackett -- 2. Regime change in North Korea will not make the world safer / Bruce Bennett, Nina Hachigian -- 3. Aggressive U.S. policies will reduce the North Korean threat / Owen Price -- 4. Aggressive U.S. policies will increase the North Korean threat / Robert Parry -- 5. The United States should negotiate with North Korea / Selig S. Harrison -- 6. The United States should not negotiate with North Korea / Dan Blumenthal -- ch. 3. What policies will best serve South Korea? -- 1. Korean reunification will be costly for South Korea / Bruce Bennett -- 2. Fears about the costs of Korean reunification are exaggerated / Philip Bowring -- 3. The U.S. military should withdraw from South Korea / Daniel Kennelly -- 4. The U.S. military should not abandon its command in South Korea / Michael O'Hanlon -- 5. South Korea's policy of engagement with North Korea should continue / Hankyoreh -- 6. South Korea's policy of engagement with North Korea is not working / Gregory Rodriguez -- ch. 4. Democracy and human rights in North and South Korea -- 1. South Korean democracy benefits both Koreas / Balbina Y. Hwang -- 2. South Korean democracy is threatened / Nicholas Eberstadt -- 3. North Korea violates the human rights of its people / Jasper Becker -- 4. North Kore should be encouraged to develop its own human rights reforms / John Feffer -- 5. South Korea should not ignore human rights violations in North Korea / Economist -- 6. The United States should make North Korean human rights a priority / Sung-Yoon Lee.
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Summary Explores both sides of issues related to Korea and its relationship with the United States, including the military threat from North Korea, human rights violations, and the likelihood of reunification.
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Korea (North)
Korea (North) -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Military relations -- Korea (South)
Korea (South) -- Military relations -- United States.
Added Author Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Added Title North and South Korea
ISBN 0737737654 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780737737653 (hardback : alk. paper)
0737737662 (pbk.)
9780737737660 (pbk.)
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