Moving Target – Korea’s Nuclear Proliferation Potential

IR Working Paper 1992/5

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Peter Hayes

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IR Working Paper 1992/5

Peter Hayes, ‘Moving Target – Korea’s Nuclear Proliferation Potential’, IR Working Paper 1992-5, Canberra: Department of International Relations, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, October 1992.

This paper examines the thesis that North Korea is developing nuclear weapons. It reviews the evidence for the existence of a North Korean weapons program and considers the various options proposed in Seoul and Washington to deal with it. Finally it offers a series of scenarios of possible outcomes of the present impasse.

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