Accession Number : ADA573149


Title :   North Korean Relationships


Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Aug 2011-May 2012


Corporate Author : STRATEGIC COMMAND OFFUTT AFB NE


Personal Author(s) : Eichman, Morgan ; McGlynn, Kathleen ; O'Neill, Collin ; Thorson, Scott


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a573149.pdf


Report Date : 18 Dec 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 94


Abstract : The team was asked to identify current and emerging state-to-state relationship trends North Korea shares with China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea. The team initially analyzed the bilateral relationships in the categories of diplomatic ties, provocations, aid, energy, trade, illicit activity, refugees, and remittances. The relationship strengths were ranked as one of the following: strongly positive, slightly positive, no relationship, slightly negative, strongly negative, and unknown relationship. After evaluating the bilateral relationships, the team used historical examples in conjunction with extensive research to note potential leverage points countries may use to influence North Korea.


Descriptors :   *CHINA , *INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS , *JAPAN , *NORTH KOREA , *POLITICAL SCIENCE , *SOUTH KOREA , COMMERCE , ECONOMICS , ENERGY , FOREIGN AID , HISTORY , INTERNATIONAL TRADE , TEAMS(PERSONNEL)


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE