Historical Dictionary of Democratic People's Republic of Korea
As Kim Jong Un approaches the seventh anniversary of his coming to power he has pushed the military back. The modified Constitution adopted in 2016 saw the demotion of the National Defense Council in favor of a new State Affairs Council which was a more party and government dominated body. He has put his own men and women into positions of authority. Sanctions are an irritant yet are already weakening as a result of first ever meeting between a DPRK leader and a U.S. president took place in June of Singapore, as well as a string of North-South meetings covered issues such as family reunions and railway and road connections. Military talks also ed to the demilitarization of Panmunjom. Since then Japan wants to talk and even the Pope may visit.
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Democratic People's Republic of Korea contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
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Agency Agreed Framework announced appeared April armed forces Armistice Agreement August became began Beijing capital Central China Chinese Choe claimed Command Committee communist continued countries December delegation Democratic People’s Republic diplomatic relations DPRK nuclear DPRK’s economic embassy established February foreign groups human rights IAEA industrial issue January Japan joint July June Kaesong Kim Il Sung Kim Jong Il Kim Jong Il’s Korea DPRK Korea ROK Korean Peninsula Korean War Korean Workers Koryo launch leader Kim Jong Lee Myung-bak meeting ment Military Armistice Commission minister missile negotiations Neutral Nations North Korea North–South Summit nuclear program nuclear weapons October organizations Panmunjom Party KWP political Pyongyang remained reports Republic of Korea reunification ROK President role Russian sanctions secretary Seoul September side Six Party Talks South Soviet Union Sung’s Supreme People’s Assembly tion trade Trump U.S. President United Nations vice visited the DPRK Yong