TITLE

How to Deal With Kim

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);8/11/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Presents an interview with Hwang Jang Yop, former secretary of North Korea's Workers' Party, who in 1997 became the highest-ranking official ever to defect. Background on Hwang Jan Yop, who was once a close aide to the late Kim Il Sung and his son, Kim Jong Il; Thoughts on whether North Korea can be persuaded to give up its nuclear program; Outlook for removing the North Korean regime without using force; Comments on the regime of dictator Kim Jong II; Reflection on his mission as a defector living in South Korea.
ACCESSION #
10566046

 

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