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  Foreign relations of North Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North Korea occupies the northern portion of a mountainous peninsula projecting southeast from China, between the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) and the Yellow Sea.
North Korea was named as a member of both the "axis of evil" and the "outposts of tyranny," lists created by the United States naming states it felt threatened world peace and human rights.
North Korea is one of the few countries in which the giving of presents still plays a significant role in diplomatic protocol, as it once did with monarchs and chieftains.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_North_Korea   (2191 words)

 Foreign relations of South Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The foreign relations of South Korea are dominated by its relationships with its neighbors North Korea, Japan, and China, and with ally United States of America.
Korea and Japan coordinate closely on numerous issues including consultations with the United States on North Korea policy.
South Korea's relations with Japan continue to be turbulent, primarily due to a number of disputes between the two countries stemming from Korea's colonial past.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_South_Korea   (736 words)

 North Korea (11/05)
North Korea's 1972 constitution was amended in late 1992 and in September 1998.
North Korea's judiciary is "accountable" to the SPA and the president.
North Korea suffers from chronic food shortages, which were exacerbated by record floods in the summer of 1995 and continued shortages of fertilizer and parts.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2792.htm   (7246 words)

North Korea's foreign relations are shaped by a mixture of historical, nationalistic, ideological, and pragmatic considerations.
North Korea's position focuses on three major themes: that the inter-Korean armed confrontation must first be ended; that North Korea's transitional scheme of coexistence called "confederation" be recognized as a practical necessity; and that a one-Korea policy should be pursued under all circumstances.
North Korea maintained that the talks should be within the framework of a "whole-nation congress" composed of political and social groups from both sides.
countrystudies.us /north-korea/65.htm   (2139 words)

 North Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Korea was occupied by the Soviet Union north of the 38th Parallel and by the United States south of the 38th parallel, but the Soviets and Americans were unable to agree on the implementation of Joint Trusteeship over Korea.
Mainland China and South Korea are the biggest trade partners of North Korea, with trade with China increasing 38% to $1.02 billion in 2003, and trade with South Korea increasing 12% to $724 million in 2003.
North Korea's population is one of the most ethnically and linguistically homogenous in the world, with only very small numbers of Chinese and Japanese minorities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_Korea   (3494 words)

 North Korea Biography @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
North Korea was led by Kim Il Sung from 1948 until his death on July 8, 1994.
North Korea's capital and largest city is P'yŏngyang; other major cities include Kaesŏng in the south, Sinŭiju in the northwest, Wŏnsan and Hamhŭng in the east and Ch'ŏngjin in the northeast.
According to the Ministry of Unification of South Korea, the GDP grew by 6.2% in 1999, 1.3% in 2000, 3.2 % in 2001, 1.2% in 2002 and 1.8 % in 2003.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/North_Korea   (2450 words)

 ipedia.com: Foreign relations of North Korea Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The primary objective of North Korea's foreign policy is the protection of Korean sovereignty, which the government understands to mean reunification of the Korean peninsula and strict avoidance of foreign entanglements that could lead to political obligations on Korea's part.
North Korea occupies the northern portion of a mountainous peninsula projecting southeast from China, between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.
The Soviet Union and Korean authorities in the North refused to comply with the UN General Assembly's November 1947 resolution on elections and blocked entry of the United Nations Temporary Commission on Korea into the North.
www.ipedia.com /foreign_relations_of_north_korea.html   (2089 words)

 1996 AAS Abstracts: Korea Session 59   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
From North Korea's vantage point, one of the most noteworthy developments in its external relations in recent years has been the initiation of high-level dialogue with the United States.
The purpose of this paper is to examine North Korea's foreign policy toward Japan under the Kim Jong-Il regime since the death of Kim Il-Sung with emphasis on the analysis of the North Korean new regime's approach to the problem of normalizing relations with Japan.
The relations between North Korea and China under Kim Jong Il will be improved considerably as the younger Kim is likely to follow the Chinese model of reform and open door policy when he takes up the leadership position this year.
www.aasianst.org /absts/1996abst/korea/k59.htm   (1177 words)

 North Korea: Foreign Relations
North and South relations seem to be beginning a slow but steady upward rise to reunification but official unification doesn't seem to be in the near future.
North Korea felt betrayed and China sought to assure the North Koreans of its continued friendship by boosting its aid donations.
North Korea is several years away from being able to launch a missle that would reach the United States but even still, the world is on edge (27).
www.mtholyoke.edu /~avbogusk/classweb/northkorea/foreignrelations.html   (2093 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/North Korea
North Korea, known officially as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Chosŏngŭl: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia, covering the northern half of the peninsula of Korea.
North Korea cannot truly be called communist, however, because it does not follow the Marxist-Leninist approach of democratic centralism within the Party, but instead has set up a new elite bureaucratic ruling class, in the vein of Stalinist Russia.
North Korea is accused of employing concentration camps (video link)http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4397847/ and severely restricting most freedoms such as freedom of speech.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/North_Korea   (3153 words)

 The EU's relations with Democratic People's Republic of Korea-DPRK (North Korea) - Overview
The European Commission, in consultation with Member States, decided on 14 May 2001 to establish diplomatic relations with the DPRK to facilitate the European Community’s efforts in support of reconciliation in the Korean Peninsula, and in particular in support of economic reform and the easing of the acute food and health problems in the DPRK.
ECHO assistance to North Korea started in 1995, when serious flooding which affected 5.7 million people led the DPRK to appeal for the first time for international aid.
As mentioned by the EU Declaration of 18 October 2002, the North Korean nuclear programme is a serious breach of the DPRK’s international non-proliferation commitments.
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/north_korea/intro   (1017 words)

 Korean History:: A Bibliography :::::: [NORTH KOREA]
Denisov, Valery I. "Nuclear Institutions and Organizations in North Korea." In Alexandre Mansourov and James Clay Moltz, eds.
"North Korea's Political and Economic Relationships with Communist China and the Soviet Union: from 1954 to 1970." Kyongnam taehak nonmunjip 3 (1976): 203-216.
Petrov, Leonid A. “North Korean Historians at the Helm of Power (1945-1950).” In Embracing the Other: The Interaction of Korean and Foreign Cultures: Proceedings of the 1st World Congress of Korean Studies, II.
www.hawaii.edu /korea/bibliography/north_korea.htm   (3815 words)

 Salon.com Politics | Did Bush bungle relations with North Korea?
And Wednesday, foreign policy experts of both political stripes tried to parse the administration's language -- including a classic botched sentence from Bush -- to try and determine how well this bodes for the vaunted foreign policy strength of the new administration.
North Korea has been a persistent threat for decades, building an arsenal of chemical, biological and other weapons -- apparently even nuclear weapons.
U.S. allies like Japan and South Korea are concerned that North Korea could launch an attack against them -- or even against the United States -- in a matter of seconds, which has provided a key argument for the United States' development of a missile defense shield.
archive.salon.com /politics/feature/2001/03/15/north_korea   (966 words)

 Contemporary Review: North Korea And The West
First North Korea allowed a temporary re-union between families in the North with relatives in South Korea.
The conventional view outsiders have of North Korea (DPRK) is that of a 'rogue' regime, irrational, dangerous, provocative or even aggressive.
Abundant reports, over nearly a decade now, indicate that North Korea's economy is under enormous stress and that it lacks the capacity, unaided, to feed its people, fuel its factories and transport systems, or generate sufficient foreign exchange to cover its needs.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2242/is_1619_277/ai_69279074   (252 words)

 NORTH KOREA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: The Declassified U.S. Record and documents.
Press Statement of Nicole Deller of North Korea, the United States and Nonproliferation.
North and South Korean Relations: A Chronology of Events in 2000 and 2001
www.au.af.mil /au/aul/bibs/nkorea2/northkorea2.htm   (697 words)

 The Infography about Foreign Relations between the United States and North Korea
Korea's Future and the Great Powers (National Bureau of Asian Research in association with University of Washington Press, 2001).
North Korean Foreign Relations in the Post-Cold War Era (Oxford University Press, 1998).
Turning Point in Korea: New Dangers and New Opportunities for the United States.
www.infography.com /content/957309372237.html   (186 words)

 World Affairs: Negotiating on the Edge: Patterns in North Korea's Diplomatic Style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I will also analyze patterns in North Korean negotiating behavior, basing my conclusions on over sixty interviews that I conducted in 1995-98 with American, South Korean, and Japanese diplomats who participated in official negotiations with North Korea.
I will then analyze differences in the North Korean approach to South Korea and the North Korean approach to the United States.
Through this study, it may be possible to develop a more sophisticated understanding of North Korea's negotiation strategy, laying the groundwork for further work on the relationship between culture and negotiation.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2393/is_1_163/ai_64426448   (164 words)

 United States foreign relations (North Korea) Business Articles From AllBusiness.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The United Stares should work cooperatively with North Korea in order to prevent an armed conflict in the region, said Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Penn. Kim Jong Il, (president of North Korea) is an evil...
Misperceptions of North Korea The term "rogue state" is a euphemism, another name for enemy.
Turbulent relations: redirecting US foreign policy towards North Korea.
www.allbusiness.com /periodicals/topic/2664285-1-2.html   (335 words)

 Foreign Affairs - Book Review - North Korea's Foreign Relations: The Politics of Accommodation 1945-75 - Wayne S. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
North Korea's Foreign Relations: The Politics of Accommodation 1945-75.
A competent account of North Korean foreign relations in the postwar period which illuminates the various stages in Pyongyang's interaction with both Moscow and Peking.
Too much Kremlinology, however, and not enough on North Korea's economic and military relations with Russia and China.
www.foreignaffairs.org /19770401fabook15111/wayne-s-kiyosaki/north-korea-s-foreign-relations-the-politics-of-accommodation-1945-75.html   (133 words)

 Table of contents for North Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Table of contents for North Korea : the struggle against American power / Tim Beal.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Korea (North) -- Foreign relations -- United States.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0510/2005008411.html   (81 words)

 AM - US/ North Korea relations
LEIGH SALES: Richard Armitage was appearing before a Senator Foreign Relations Committee into North Korea but while he revealed there'd been a change of heart on talks, he indicated that Pyongyang's current demand for a non-aggression pact between the two countries in return for disarmament is a no-go.
The Pentagon has put 24 long-range bombers on alert for possible deployment in Asia in case North Korea sees an opportunity opening while the US is focused on Iraq.
DONALD RUMSFELD: What we do as a country is attempt to be arranged around the world in a way that leaves no question, but that we have the kind of capabilities to deter, and if necessary, defend the interests of the United States.
www.abc.net.au /am/stories/s777082.htm   (493 words)

 Books for Understanding: North Korea
From Stalin to Kim Il Sung: The Formation of North Korea, 1945-1960
South Korea's Minjung Movement: The Culture and Politics of Dissidence
Korea Under the Yi Dynasty and Chinese Control
aaupnet.org /news/bfu/korea/list.html   (1264 words)

 Lamson Library » Blog Archive » The Foreign Policy Systems Of North And South Korea
The Foreign Policy Systems Of North And South Korea
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Japan And Korea In The 1990s: From Antagonism To Adjustment
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/record/1153862   (277 words)

 Page Not Found - Council on Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 foreign investment korea regime - information and resources
Legislation for Foreign Investment Statutes in Countries in the
Home is where the hearth is, or where they send the bills.
Republic of Korea IMF Stand-By Arrangement December 5 1997
www.kreisels.com /real-estate/foreign-investment-korea-regime.htm   (678 words)

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