Contemporary North Korea

Contemporary North Korea

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This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005, continuing the overview of developments which were covered in the authora€™s North Korea: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (Routledge 2006). Key topics covered include: the succession; family visits; human rights; nuclear capability and intentions; recent initiatives in international relations, and relations with the United States; and adverse economic and social conditions. Overall, the book demonstrates the degree to which North Koreaa€™s international position is changing. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current political and economic situation in North Korea today, and is an important resource for all those interested in this countrya€™s recent development.A guide to economic and political developments Ian Jeffries ... Duck Soo, agreed to start crossborder freight train servicesforthe first timein more than halfa century, schedulingthefirst, and highlysymbolic, bordercrossing aweek before South Korea holdspresidential elections on 19 December. ... Startinginthefirst half of2008 fishing boats fromthetwo Koreas will work together ina joint fishing zone inthesame frontierwaters where their respective navies engaged inabloody skirmish in 2002.

Title:Contemporary North Korea
Author:Ian Jeffries
Publisher:Routledge - 2009-09-10


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