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Author Cronin, Patrick M., 1958- author

Title Solving long division : the geopolitical implications of Korean unification / Patrick M. Cronin [and 7 others]
Published Washington, DC : Center for a New American Security, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (34 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents Key judgments -- Introduction -- Regional security environment. A continental, maritime, or hermit kingdom orientation? -- China's relations with a United Korea -- Geoeconomic dimensions of unification -- The U.S.-Korean alliance. A transitional alliance -- First-order operational questions -- The Korean armed forces. Resetting strategic priorities -- Priority force structure -- Priority force posture -- Nuclear weapons and deterrence. A non-nuclear unified Korea -- What would happen to North Korea's weapons and associated infrastructure? -- Nuclear deterrence and a unified Korea -- Conclusion
Summary "Eight CNAS experts examine a host of issues posed by unification -- including nuclear weapons and deterrence, the U.S.-Korea alliance, and relations between the countries in Northeast Asia -- and offers key findings to inform how policymakers should prepare for unification on the Korean Peninsula. The authors note that the aim of this report is not to debate unification but to further consider its geopolitical implications"--Publisher's web site
Notes "December 2015."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 30-34)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (CNAS, viewed December 18, 2015)
Subject Korean reunification question (1945- )
Nuclear weapons -- Korea -- Forecasting
Armed Forces -- Forecasting.
Korean reunification question (1945- )
Nuclear weapons -- Forecasting.
Politics and government -- Forecasting.
Korea -- Armed Forces -- Forecasting
Korea -- Foreign relations -- Forecasting
Korea -- Politics and government -- Forecasting
Form Electronic book
Author Center for a New American Security, publisher