A plan for defusing North Korea crisis

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Author(s) John O'Sullivan
Source Chicago Sun-Times
Date October 17, 2006
URL http://www.suntimes.com/news/osullivan/99082,CST-EDT-osul17.article
Quotes-start.png "North Korean refugees will eventually become a bipartisan political issue on the scale of the plight of Soviet Jews in the 1970s. Just as that issue produced the Jackson-Vanik amendment, forcing the Soviets to choose between allowing their emigration or losing access to the U.S. market, so the plight of North Korean refugees will eventually present China with a similar choice." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position North Korean nuclear crisis / U.S. should use North Korean refugees issue to pressure China on the topic North Korean nuclear crisis.