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Negotiating with North Korea

The Six Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue

By Leszek Buszynski

Routledge – 2013 – 208 pages

Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

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    978-0-415-68273-2
    July 9th 2013

Description

North Korea’s nuclear weapons program has provoked much apprehension in the international community in recent years. The Six Party Talks were convened in 2003 to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons. They brought together the US, China, Russia, Japan as well as North and South Korea in the effort to negotiate a multilateral resolution of North Korea’s nuclear program but the parties had widely different views and approaches. This book will examine the Six Party Talks as a study in multilateral negotiation highlighting the expectations vested in them and their inability to develop a common approach to the issue. It holds out some important lessons for multilateral negotiation, diplomacy and dealing with North Korea.

Contents

Introduction 1. Bargaining and Negotiation Theory 2. Strategies and Bargaining Positions of the Players 3. The Formation of the Six Party Talks 4. South Korea and China and the September 2005 Agreement 5. The Nuclear Test and the February 2007 Agreement 6. From the February Agreement to the End of the Six Party Talks 7. Efforts to Revive the Six Party Talks Conclusion

Author Bio

Leszek Buszynski is a Visiting Fellow with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and the National Security College at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. He is also co-series editor of the Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series.

Name: Negotiating with North Korea: The Six Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Leszek Buszynski. North Korea’s nuclear weapons program has provoked much apprehension in the international community in recent years. The Six Party Talks were convened in 2003 to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons. They brought together the US,...
Categories: Korean Politics, International Security, Korean Studies