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North Korea: “the Hermit Kingdom” Protectorate of Japan after Russo- Japanese War of 1905 Annexed by Imperial Japan in 1910 Japan conscripted 2.6 million Koreans for WWII
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Korea partitioned at 38th parallel in 1945 North Korea recognized by UN, Kim Il- Sung as first leader 1950 -1953 Korean War US 28,500 troops on the border
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Stalinist police state State-run communist economy 4th largest military in the world Dynastic political system ruled by
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Why can’t US attack NK? Nuclear weapons Chinese protection China provides 70 percent of NK energy and 50 percent of food
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Signed on to the NPT in 1985 1993 refused IAEA access to two suspected nuclear sites, withdrew from the NPT Clinton approves Pentagon plans to send
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Unformatted text preview: reinforcements to SK SK stock exchange Jimmy Carter The Agreed Framework NK to freeze nuclear weapons program, allow IAEA inspectors in US agreed to help finance 2 light water nuclear reactors 50,000 tons of heavy fuel a year for electricity 2002, again backs out of NPT. 2005, announces it is a nuclear state 2006, launches ballistic missiles UN passes resolution under Chapter VII declaring NK as a clear threat to international peace and security US offers similar deal as the Agreed Framework 2008 NK destroys Yongbyon facility March 2010 sunk Cheonon, killing 46 seamen November 2010, bombs Yeonpyeong Island, kills two Marines and two SK civilians...
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