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North Korea- Threat Profile

Although the alliance has changed substantially since its Cold War origins, it is still grounded in protecting the ROK from DPRK attacks or invasion. While most U.S. Cold War adversaries have abandoned communism, or in the case of the PRC … Continue reading

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The Threat of WMD Terrorism

Terrorist groups have shown a great capacity for organizational learning.  Once a tactic is proven to be effective by one group, it spreads to others.  This has been shown by the spread of suicide bombing, but also by other tactics … Continue reading

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International Relations of East Asia as seen through the North Korean Nuclear Issue

Examining the North Korean Nuclear issue is one of the best ways to understand the foreign policies of the major pacific powers.  By almost every metric, North Korea is one of the poorest countries in the world, but through its … Continue reading

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The Significance of the North Korean Nuclear Threat

            North Korea is weak; its GDP per capita is only $1,800 and is ranked 197th in the world, it is a pariah state cut off from international markets, and in the preceding decade lost millions of its population in … Continue reading

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