Rising North Korea-Myanmar Ties: Key Risks
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Reports on developments concerning Myanmar's foreign relations as of July 2001. Foreign policy; Military takeover in 1962 and 1988; Border and fishing disputes with Thailand; Foreign relations with the United States.
- The North Korea-Myanmar relationship: A historical perspective. Ahn, Mun Suk // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May2010, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p30
While interest in the friendship between North Korea and Myanmar has intensified in recent months, theirs is a partnership that dates back to the early 1960s.
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The process of exploring a Northeast Asian peace and security mechanism should be based on realism and historical institutionalism. One of the preconditions for formal institutions is great-power balance, thus the role of the United States as the balancer between China and Japan should be...
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The article provides an overview of the foreign relations of North Korea, with details on its relationship with South Korea and its diplomatic relations with many Western countries.
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The article argues that North Korea remains a strategic buffer state of China, despite pronouncements from Chinese Vice Foreign Minster He Yafei that the North Korean government is acting like a spoiled child seeking continuous attention from the government of U.S. President Barack Obama.
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This article presents a reflection of the bombing of Yeongpyeong Island on the West Sea of the Korean peninsula on November 23, 2010. It criticizes North Korea for bringing shock and anger when it opened fire on South Korean territory. It expresses sympathy for South Korean people's sense of...
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The prospect that North Korea could develop (or had developed) atomic weapons along with a long-range missile delivery system sparked a year-long round of diplomacy involving the United States, South Korea, China, Russia, Japan and North Korea. The negotiations began with a North Korean...
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The article discusses the foreign affairs of Burma. Relations with Thailand have been tainted by a long history of border conflicts and narcotics trafficking. Thailand serves as a refuge for Burmese citizens who escaped from political oppression. China is reportedly Burma's major supplier of...
- The North Korea-Myanmar relationship: A technical perspective. Albright, David; Brannan, Paul; Kelley, Robert; Stricker, Andrea Scheel // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May2010, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p19
Although the evidence indicates that Myanmar hasn't achieved a nuclear weapon capability, its ever-tightening connection to Pyongyang and ongoing interest in dual-use technology must be constrained.