Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-559) and index
Prime Minister Koizumi’s visit to North Korea -- Koizumi again visits Pyongyang -- HEU program -- The collapse of the agreed framework -- Russia as honest broker? -- Brotherhood -- South Korea as balancer? -- Hu Jintao’s "new thinking" diplomacy -- The rise of China -- The launching of the Six-Party Talks -- Six-Party Talks adrift -- Kim Jong-Il visits China -- The peninsula question.
"Through interviews, gives a behind-the-scenes look at negotiations to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Offering multiple perspectives on the second Korean nuclear crisis, provides a window of understanding on the historical, geopolitical, and security concerns at play on the peninsula since 2002, paying special attention to China’s dealings with North Korea"--Provided by publisher..
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