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North Korea and the World Audiobook

North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation (Asia in the New Millennium)

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With nearly 25 million citizens, a secretive totalitarian dictatorship, and active nuclear and ballistic missile weapons programs, North Korea presents some of the world's most difficult foreign policy challenges. For decades, the United States and its partners have employed multiple strategies in an effort to prevent Pyongyang from acquiring weapons of mass destruction. Washington has moved from the Agreed Framework under President Bill Clinton to George W. Bush's denunciation of the regime as part of the "axis of evil" to a posture of "strategic patience" under Barack Obama. Policy expert Walter C. Clemens Jr. argues that now is the time to reconsider US diplomatic efforts in North Korea.

In North Korea and the World, Clemens poses the question, "Can, should, and must we negotiate with a regime we regard as evil?" Weighing the needs of all the stakeholders - including China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea - he concludes that the answer is yes. After assessing nine other policy options, he makes the case for engagement and negotiation with the regime. Grounded in philosophy and history, this volume offers a fresh road map for negotiators and outlines a grand bargain that balances both ethical and practical security concerns.

The book is published by University Press of Kentucky.

©2016 Walter C. Clemens Jr. (P)2017 Redwood Audiobooks

What the Critics Say

"An important and comprehensive commentary on the present status of North Korea and its relations with the world, and the United States in particular." (Gregory J. Moore, editor of Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security and Nonproliferation)

"A densely researched study that reflects not only the author's previous work on North Korea but also his wide-ranging other scholarship...." (Mel Gurtov, author of Pacific Asia: Prospects for Security and Cooperation in East Asia)

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