Why North Korea Gets Away With It (Foreign Affairs)


In an article recently published in Foreign Affairs, Government Professor Jennifer Lind shares insight into past and present United States–North Korea relations, in light of the recent developments surrounding missile testing.

“North Korea’s saber rattling today represents only the most recent episode in a long history of unpunished provocation,” Lind writes in her extensive analysis. “North Korea escapes such punishment thanks to a powerful deterrent.”

An expert in international relations, Lind co-authored a paper, “The Collapse of North Korea: Military Missions and Requirements,” that was published in the fall 2011 edition of the journal International Security, and she is the author of Sorry States: Apologies in International Politics (2008).

Read the full article published 4/12/12 by Foreign Affairs.

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