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Kim Dae-jung and the Quest for the Nobel : How the President of South Korea Bought the Peace Prize and Financed Kim Jong-il's Nuclear Program

By: Kim, Kisam.
Contributor(s): Kirk, Donald.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9781137353092.Subject(s): Kim, Dae Jung, 1925-2009 -- Awards | Korea (North) -- Foreign relations -- Korea (South) | Korea (South) -- Foreign relations -- Korea (North) | Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1988-2002 | Nobel Prize winners -- Korea (South) | Nobel Prizes -- Political aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Kim Dae-jung and the Quest for the Nobel : How the President of South Korea Bought the Peace Prize and Financed Kim Jong-il's Nuclear ProgramDDC classification: 951.9504/4092 | 951.95044092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Kim Dae-jung and the Quest for the Nobel: How the President of South Korea Bought the Peace Prize and Financed Kim Jong-il's Nuclear Program; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1: Asylum at Last!; Chapter 2: Norwegian Base; Chapter 3: Softening the Swedes; Chapter 4: Spreading the Net; Chapter 5: Eyes on the Prize; Chapter 6: Shielding the Deeds; Chapter 7: Courting the Bishop; Chapter 8: Scaling the Summit; Chapter 9: Beyond the Summit; Chapter 10: Playing the Media; Chapter 11: Swedish Connection; Chapter 12: Easily the Winner; Chapter 13: Sunshine Exposed; Chapter 14: In History's Glare
Chapter 15: Legacy of TerrorEpilogue; Chronology; Cast of Characters; Nobel Peace Prize Winners Cited in This Book; Glossary: Abbreviations and Acronyms; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book shows the relentless pursuit of the Nobel Peace Prize as the motive for bringing about the inter-Korean summit of June 2000 at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars paid to North Korea's Kim Jong-il - funds used to finance missile and nuclear programs that threaten the region and the world.
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Kim Dae-jung and the Quest for the Nobel: How the President of South Korea Bought the Peace Prize and Financed Kim Jong-il's Nuclear Program; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1: Asylum at Last!; Chapter 2: Norwegian Base; Chapter 3: Softening the Swedes; Chapter 4: Spreading the Net; Chapter 5: Eyes on the Prize; Chapter 6: Shielding the Deeds; Chapter 7: Courting the Bishop; Chapter 8: Scaling the Summit; Chapter 9: Beyond the Summit; Chapter 10: Playing the Media; Chapter 11: Swedish Connection; Chapter 12: Easily the Winner; Chapter 13: Sunshine Exposed; Chapter 14: In History's Glare

Chapter 15: Legacy of TerrorEpilogue; Chronology; Cast of Characters; Nobel Peace Prize Winners Cited in This Book; Glossary: Abbreviations and Acronyms; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This book shows the relentless pursuit of the Nobel Peace Prize as the motive for bringing about the inter-Korean summit of June 2000 at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars paid to North Korea's Kim Jong-il - funds used to finance missile and nuclear programs that threaten the region and the world.

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Kim Ki-sam served eight years as an officer in South Korea's National Intelligence Service before publicly disclosing the secrets of Kim Dae-jung's quest for the Nobel. A law graduate of Seoul National University, he sought and eventually won asylum in the US to escape persecution. He now practices law in the US while living near Harrisburg with his family.<br> <br> Donald Kirk, a veteran correspondent for newspapers and magazines, has reported on wars Southeast Asia to the middle east. He writes about nuclear and foreign policy issues in Asia, notably on the Korean peninsula and the Indian subcontinent, and is the author of six books, including three on Korea. He divides his time between Asia and his base in Washington DC.<br> <br> <br> <br>

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