No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons and International Security
Jonathan D. Pollack
247 pp, Routledge
The field of North Korea-watching carries a few inherent difficulties. For starters, few scholars seem capable of striking the necessary balance between acknowledging both North Korea’s crimes against humanity and the misdeeds committed against it, such as George W. Bush’s lost chances for diplomacy to its treatment as a chess piece by the Soviet Union and Red China.