North Korea in the 1990s
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North Korea in the 1990s implications for the future of the U.S.-South Korea security alliance by Kong Dan Oh

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA (P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica 90407-2138) .
Written in English



  • Korea (North),
  • Korea (South)


  • Military assistance, American -- Korea (South),
  • Korea (North) -- Military policy.,
  • Korea (North) -- Foreign relations.,
  • Korea (North) -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKongdan Oh.
SeriesA Rand note ;, N-3480-A
Contributions United States. Army.
LC ClassificationsUA853.K5 O35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1473031M
LC Control Number93136383

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