Politics of North Korean refugees and regional security implications
Chang, Jacqueline Danielle
MetadataShow full item record
The North Korean refugee issue is a challenge to regional stability. In addition to humanitarian concerns, a mass flow of refugees would have enormous impact on operations of the Republic of Korea's military and the U.S. forces stationed in Korea and Japan. Regional players have an obligation to contribute to regional security. Proactive and cooperative policy making by China, Russia, Japan, South Korea and the United States to protect North Korean workers and help North Korean immigrants assimilate could diminish the destabilizing triggers of the refugee issue and offer multiple benefits, including increased regional stability.
This is the English version of Jacqueline D. Chang's June 2009 Masters Thesis, Politics of North Korean refugees and regional security implication. A Hangul translation version may be found here: http://hdl.handle.net/10945/43808
RightsCopyright is reserved by the copyright owner.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Rhie, Ann Y. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1994-12);The specter of refugees is inextricably linked to a state's national security interests. Mass movements of refugees across international borders cannot possibly be absorbed without incurring political. social and economic ...
The effects of national policy on refugee welfare and related security issues a comparative study of Lebanon, Egypt and Syria Cleary, Jessica E. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-12);The growing and persistent nature of today's protracted refugee situations pose significant threats to the host countries and regions that support these vulnerable people. While stateless, refugees fall under the protection ...
Transnational terrorism in East Africa: a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the recent rise in Kenyan violence Muhwezi, Andrew M. (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-06);This thesis analyzes recent trends of transnational terrorism in East Africa. It assesses the background of domestic and international terrorist attacks in the region from 1998 to 2012. The study then quantitatively analyzes ...