Kim Jong-Il's Death: Implications for North Korea's Stability and U.S. Policy

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This report discusses U.S. policy in relation to North Korea following the death of Kim Jong-Il. North Korea represents one of the United States' biggest foreign policy challenges due to its production and proliferation of nuclear weapons and missiles, the threat of attacks against South Korea, its record of human rights abuses, and the possibility that its internal problems could destabilize Northeast Asia.

Creator(s): Manyin, Mark E.
Location(s): North Korea
Creation Date: January 11, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Manyin, Mark E.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 11, 2012
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North Korea
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This report discusses U.S. policy in relation to North Korea following the death of Kim Jong-Il. North Korea represents one of the United States' biggest foreign policy challenges due to its production and proliferation of nuclear weapons and missiles, the threat of attacks against South Korea, its record of human rights abuses, and the possibility that its internal problems could destabilize Northeast Asia.

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16 pages.

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