Rogue en vogue : North Korea and the war on terror

Hundt, David 2008, Rogue en vogue : North Korea and the war on terror. In Totman, Sally and Burchill, Scott (ed), Global crises and risks, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic., pp.138-151.

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Title Rogue en vogue : North Korea and the war on terror
Author(s) Hundt, DavidORCID iD for Hundt, David
Title of book Global crises and risks
Editor(s) Totman, SallyORCID iD for Totman, Sally
Burchill, ScottORCID iD for Burchill, Scott
Publication date 2008
Chapter number 9
Total chapters 12
Start page 138
End page 151
Total pages 14
Publisher Oxford University Press
Place of Publication South Melbourne, Vic.
Keyword(s) United States foreign policy
War on Terror
North Korea
international relations
Summary North Korea occupies a unique place in the thinking of US policymakers insofar as it represents both a direct, physical threat and also a reminder of the limits to American power. In numerous ways, North Korea is anathema to the US: it has fulsomely rejected America’s systems of political–economic organisation, its gradual rapproachment with South Korea threatens to undermine the rationale for America’s military presence in Northeast Asia, and its possession of nuclear weapons threatens the safety of the US and its allies. For these reasons, and despite its lowly standing in the international political system, North Korea continues to severely frustrate the superpower’s interests and thus represents an existential threat to the US.
Notes Topics: The third rogue, Memories of the forgotten war, Southerly change, Confronting the rogue, Coming to terms, Where to now for North Korea?
ISBN 9780195566079
Language eng
Field of Research 160607 International Relations
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
HERDC collection year 2008
Copyright notice ©2008, Sally Totman and Scott Burchill
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