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The Last Days of Kim Jong-Il: The North Korean Threat in a Changing Era

Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr.
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2013]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781612346113 (hbk. : alk. paper), 1612346111 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9781612346120 (ebk.)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Maintaining a rogue military : North Korea's military capabilities and strategy at the end of the Kim Jong-il era and South Korea's ability to counter the DPRK threat
  • The sinking of the Cheonan and the shelling of Yeonpyeong Island : a case study of North Korea's asymmetric northern limit line strategy
  • Planning for the unthinkable : countering a North Korean nuclear attack and management of postattack scenarios
  • North Korea and support for terrorism : an evolving history
  • Conclusion: The impact of the last years of the Kim Jong-il regime on the future of North Korea.
Description
xv, 223 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-214) and index.
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