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North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.


This book analyzes what and to whom North Korea provides arms, how it skirts sanctions, and how its activities can be best contained. For many years, North Korean proliferation to both state and nonstate actors has gone largely unnoticed in both policy and academic circles. The book examines how North Korean proliferation presents an international security dilemma that policy makers in many nations should address—and take efforts to contain. It details that, whether it is in the Middle East, Africa, or even as far away as Cuba, North Korea continues to change its tactics, techniques, and proce ... More

Keywords: North Korea, counterproliferation, arms control, foreign policy, weapons of mass destruction, conventional weapons, terrorism, ballistic missiles, nuclear programs

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813175881
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr., author
Angelo State University