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Author Chang, Gordon G.

Title Nuclear showdown : North Korea takes on the world / Gordon G. Chang.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  355.02 CHANG, GORDON G.    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  355.0217 CHANG    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxii, 327 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-307) and index.
Contents Foreword. North Korea takes the world backward -- 1. Ku Klux Korea : America creates a renegade nation -- 2. An arsenal of ambitions : can North Korea be peacefully disarmed? -- 3. The Pygmalion of Pyongyang : North Korea tries reform and creates geopolitical crisis -- 4. Collapse perhaps? : "oppressed" North Koreans are remaking their society -- 5. Housewives for nuclear terror : Seoul becomes Pyongyang's ally -- 6. Sympathy from the devil : China stands behind Kim's Korea -- 7. Tokyo, target for termination : Japan's relations with Asia complicate the nuclear talks -- 8. Aid charade : How the world helps North Korea build nuclear weapons -- 9. Flirting with unspeakable evil : should the world engage Pyongyang to end a planetary showdown? -- 10. The end of American primacy : the inevitable consequences of irreversible decline -- 11. Civilization's last weapon : nuclear arms fragment global stability -- 12. Last exit before the dark ages : what the world should do now -- Epilogue. Plutonium pâté.
Subject Nuclear weapons -- Korea (North)
Korea (North) -- Military policy.
World politics -- 21st century.
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Korea (North)
ISBN 1400062942 alkaline paper
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