The Great North Korean Famine: Famine, Politics, and Foreign Policy

The Great North Korean Famine: Famine, Politics, and Foreign Policy

by Andrew S. Natsios

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ISBN-13: 9781929223336
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A senior fellow at the Institute in 1998–99, Andrew Natsios is currently administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and formerly was vice president of World Vision U.S. His previous publications include American Foreign Policy and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Natsios is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves. He holds an M.P.A. from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Introductionxiii
Part IThe Search
1.Roots of the Crisis5
2.Inside North Korea: Prefamine Indicators23
3.The Hidden Famine37
4.Surviving the Famine: Along the Chinese Frontier55
5.The Economics of the Famine89
Part IIThe Response
6.The Diplomacy of the Famine123
7.The Politics of Famine: The Battle in Washington141
8.The International Aid Effort165
9.A Great Famine?201
Part IIIThe Consequences
10.The Political and Security Consequences of the Famine217
11.What Is to Be Done?237
Appendix"Feed North Korea: Don't Play Politics with Hunger"249
Notes253
Select Bibliography275
Index283

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