by Prof. Gordon L. Bowen, Ph.D.
The list of sources below may assist students in coming to understand the threat posed by the nuclear weapons program of North Korea. Additional sources on this website include a background timeline on U.S.-Korean relations, the text of the 1994 Agreed Framework understanding reached by the U.S. and North Korea, and a timeline of developments in relations between the two countries in the years after the signing of the Agreed Framework, focusing on the nuclear question.
Associated Press, "N. Korean Leader, Chinese Aide Discuss Arms," Washington Post (March 25, 2004): 20.
BBC, "Country Profile: North Korea," (London UK: British Broadcasting Corporation, 2005): http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1131421.stm
BBC, "Full Text: N. Korea Nuclear Agreement" (London UK: British Broadcasting Corporation, Sept. 19, 2005). (alternate permanent link)
Congressional Quarterly, "CIA Deputy Director John E. McLaughlin's Speech on the Status of North Korea," (Washington: CQ Public Affairs Collection, April 17, 2001) (http://proxy.mbc.edu:2074/cqpac/document.php?id=hsdc01-93-3612-181280&type=hitlist&num=3&,).
CNN.com, “Special Report North Korea Nuclear Tension,” (http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2003/nkorea/, 2003)
Selig Harrison, "Did North Korea Cheat?" Foreign Affairs (January / February 2005).
Hyun In-Taek, “Second North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Resolution or Catastrophe?” Korea Focus (September/ October, 2003): http://www.kf.or.kr/koreafocus/essays.asp?vol=30&no=838§ion=1,
Park Jong-chul, “Impact of U.S. War against Terrorism on the Korean Peninsula", Korea Focus, 10, 1 (January/February 2002): 59-71. (http://www.kf.or.kr/koreafocus/essays.asp?vol=17&no=535§ion=2).
Paul Kerr, “North Korea Admits Secret Nuclear weapons Program,” Arms Control Today, (http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2002_11/nkoreanov02.asp, November 2002)
Paul Kerr, “North Korea Extends Missile-Test Moratorium; U.S. to Send Kelly,”Arms Control Today, (http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2002_10/nkoreaoct02.asp, October 2002).
Glenn Kesler, "Longtime Statesman Puts Best Face Forward for U.S.," Washington Post (Sept. 21, 2005): A21.
Glenn Kesler, "What that Accord Really Says," Washington Post (Sept 25, 2005): B2. Clause by clause analysis of the meanings hidden in the language used in the 2005 U.S. - North Korean nuclear agreement.
Tong Kim, "You Say Okjeryok, I say Deterrent," Washington Post (Sept 25, 2005): B1-B2. Official U.S. interpreter comments on the signals and missed signals sent in U.S. -Korea negotiations he witnessed over many years.
Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization, “Agreed Framework: U.S.-DPRK: Geneva 1994 ”, The Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO), (http://www.kedo.org/pdfs/AgreedFramework.pdf, October 21, 1994).
Fames T. Laney, "How to deal with North Korea", Foreign Affairs, (March/April 2003): 16-30.
Sen. John McCain, (editorial on North Korea), Washington Post, (October 24, 2002).
Michael O'Hanlon and Mike Mochizuki, Crisis on the Korean Peninsula: How to Deal With a Nuclear North Korea (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003).
Chung Oknim, “Outlook for Bush Administration’s North Korea Policy,” Korea Focus, (http://www.kf.or.kr/koreafocus/essays.asp?vol=12&no=392§ion=1, (March/April, 2001).
Mitchell B. Reiss, Robert Gallucci, et. al., "Red Handed," Foreign Affairs (March / April 2205).
Task Force on U.S. Korea Policy, “The Nuclear Crisis on the Korean Peninsula: Avoiding the Road to Perdition,” Current History, v102, n663 (April 2003): 152-169.
U.S. Department of State, “North Korean Nuclear Program,” (Http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2002/14432pf.htm, (October 16, 2002).
Alex Wagner, “Bush Puts N. Korea Negotiations On Hold, Stresses Verification,” Arms Control Today, (http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2001_04/korea.asp (April 2001).
Alex Wagner, “Bush Outlines Terms For Resuming Talks With North Korea,” Arms Control Today, (http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2001_07-08/northkoreajul_aug01.asp, July/August 2001).
“Full Text: North Korea’s Statement on its Nuclear Arms Program,” Washington Post (February 10, 2005): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A13987-2005Feb10_2.html
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