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North Koreas nuclear program is a greater threat to the US because the proliferation will start an arms race. North KoreasMade by Marissa Committee MembersEmily Averill - Overview of Foreign Relations, Allies and Enemies, and Works ConsultedDan Biddle - Overview of Foreign Relations, Committee members, Works Consulted, and Table of Contents,Estimate of What the Program is going to Look like in 1-3 YearsMaggie Carlson - Overview of Nuclear Program Development and Works ConsultedTenzin Dechen - Current Profile of North Korea and Works Consulted, Estimate of What the Program is going to Look like on 1-3 YearsJamie Dougherty - Delivery, Works Consulted, and EditorKaeleigh de Quevedo - Assessment of Nuclear Program Today and Works ConsultedStephen Juhas - Overview of Foreign Relations, Table of Contents, Estimate of What the Program is going to look like in 1-3 years and Works ConsultedLibby McBrien - Consequences and Works ConsultedMatt Peterson - Overview of Foreign Relations, Works Consulted and editorMarissa Purnell - Evaluation of Policy Options the U.S. has Recommended Course of Action, Overview on nuclear program development, Title page & thesis statement , and Works ConsultedIan Quigg (@IanQuigg10) - Current profile of North Korea, Works Consulted and Estimate of what the program is going to look like in 1-3 yearsJoselyn Ringgold - Overview of Nuclear Program Development and Works Consulted, Estimate of What the Program is going to Look like on 1-3 YearsJune Yang - The History of Conflict in North Korea and Works Consulted
Made by Dan Biddle edited by Ian Quigg, Marissa Purnell, Stephen Juhas, Jamie DoughertyTable of Contents Current Profile of North Korea - Slide # 4-5Overview of Foreign Relations - Slide # 6-9Overview of Nuclear Program Development - Slide # 14-21Assessment of Nuclear Program Today - Slide # 10-11Estimate of What the Program is going to Look like on 1-3 Years - Slide # 22Evaluation of Policy Options the U.S. has Recommended Course of Action - Slide # 23-24Works Cited - Slide #25-28Made by Dan Biddle, Edited by Stephen Juhas, Marissa PurnellCurrent Profile of North KoreaNorth Korea has been keeping information hidden from other nations ("North Korea Profile").North Korea is one of the most militarized countries in the world ("North Korea").North Korea gets foreign aid which feeds millions of poor people ("North Korea Profile").North Korean state has been accused of human rights abuses, reports of torture, slave labour, forced abortions and the killing of newborn children ("North Korea Profile").No access to internet and the government strictly controls the media and what is shown to the population ("North Korea").Citizens are required to go to classes to support the greatness of the communist system ("North Korea")."North Korean Military Parade." Tumblr. Austin Radcliffe, n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. . Made by Tenzin Dechen, edited by Dan Biddle, Ian Quigg, Marissa Purnell, June YangCurrent Profile of North Korea cont.North Korea is one of the few remaining communist economies, the government blocks the citizens from all outside contact with the world.They firmly believe in a military first policy, they always focus first on the military to make it stronger.(CIA) Almost all property belongs to the state and government, they even control the wages that people are paid.(Heritage)"Roger Fields." Roger Fields RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. .Made by Ian Quigg edited by Jamie Dougherty and Matthew PetersonOverview of Foreign RelationsThe USSR supported North Koreas nuclear development in the early 1950s (North Korea).North Korea has recently restarted nuclear reactors to build weapons.It is suspected that North Korea is spreading weapons to Non-Nuclear Weapons states.The tension between North and South Korea is causing the US to get involved as a mediator to prevent and end disputes.The US is trying to prevent spread of nuclear weapons from North Korea from getting to the Middle East .In April 2009, talks to find a way to stop North Koreas nuclear program started (North Korea Profile).August 2010, United States put sanctions on North Korea (North Korea Profile). UN Security Council issued multiple sanctions on North Korea (North Korea).Resolution 1695, Resolution 1718, Resolution 1875, and Resolution 2087
Made by Dan Biddle, Edited by Stephen JuhasOverview of Foreign Relations cont.USA has given aid from 1995 - 2008 ( Foreign Assistance to North Korea).US has given over 1.4 billion dollars ( Foreign Assistance to North Korea).Mainly aided in food and electricity.Stopped aid because they threatened to launch nuclear missiles at the US ( Foreign Assistance to North Korea).United States, Russia, China, and Japan all aid North Korea ( Foreign Assistance to North Korea).In 2007 and 2008 the United States provided technical assistance to help North Koreas disablement process ( Foreign Assistance to North Korea).
Made by Matt Peterson, edited by Jamie Dougherty, Dan Biddle, Ian Quigg and Marissa PurnellAllies- ChinaEnemies- US, South Korea and Russia.
This is the result of the Korean War, and this is how the enemies and allies came about. Allies vs. EnemiesMade by Emily A , Edited by Dan BiddleDelivery Wright, David. Missile Ranges. N.d. Photograph. Federation of American Scientist. New York Times. Union of Concerned Scientist. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. .North Korea has nuclear missiles, however these nuclear missiles are not very powerful. (In Focus: North Korea's Nuclear Threats).These missiles that North Korea has cannot not reach very far. (In Focus: North Korea's Nuclear Threats).There maximum range from their launch site cannot reach the united states.(North Korea Profile).In 2006 and 2009 North Korea tested their nuclear missiles underground, both times it was not as powerful as the first bomb dropped by the U.S in World War II (In Focus: North Korea's Nuclear Threats).North Korea is continuing to improve their nuclear program and could one day be able to reach great distances. (North Korea Profile).
Made by Jamie Dougherty and edited by Ian Quigg and Matthew Peterson Assessment of nuclear program todayAssessment of Nuclear Program Today
Last month North Korea tested their first nuclear weapon (North Koreas Missile).Last month they threatened U.S. They threatened because they wanted us to give them aid.North Korea have some missiles that are able to carry Warheads (North Koreas Missile).A warhead is the front part of a missile or bomb that has more explosive in it and is meant to cause more damage to the target.North Korea has more than 1000 nuclear missiles (North Koreas Missile).First acquired strategic missiles from the Soviet Union in about 1969 (North Koreas Missile).Egypt also gave missiles and designs for North Korea's support in the Yom Kippur War against Israel (North Koreas Missile). In 2006test-fired a Taepodong-2 missile experts say could have a range of many thousands of miles related technology in 2009 and 2012 All three launches ended in failure( North Koreas Missile). link to citation for pictureMade by Kaeleigh de Quevedo, edited by Dan BIddle and Jamie DoughertyFurthering ProliferationNorth Korea has a habit of selling whatever weapon systems it develops to anyone willing to pay for them (Sanger).Increase Risk of TerrorismNorth Korea is making it a lot easier for terrorist to get there hands on nuclear weapons.Affecting Stability of Nuclear NPT regimeNPT regime is a treaty that created mutual responsibilities and an international taboo against the use or threat to use nuclear weapons (Non- Proliferation).North Korea violates the NPT regime when they threaten to share nuclear weapons with states hostile to the US (Non- Proliferation).
Consequences#slide=id.g17484e15b_45By: Libby McBrien, edited by Jamie Dougherty and Ian Quigg
Japan, China, United StateIn August 31, 1998, North Korea fired a two-stage Taepodong-1 missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean (Dohert).
On 15 February 2013, North Korea had told China that they were preparing for one or two more nuclear tests this year (Dohert).
On 8 April 2013, South Korea had found nuclear activity at Punggye-ri, suggesting that a fourth underground test was being prepared (Shina).
In response, Japan summoned an emergency United Nations meeting for 12 February and South Korea raised its military status (Shina).
South KoreaThe latest naval attack from the North Korea is Cheonan ship sinking on March 27 2010 and 40 sailors died and 6 missing (Dohert). The History of Conflict in North Korea Made by June Yang, Edited by Dan Biddle The History of Conflict in North Korea Six-Party TalksRepublic of Korea (South Korea) Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)United States of AmericaPeople's Republic of ChinaJapanRussian Federation
Le Tian, Le. "Six-Party Talks set to resume soon." Nov 11 2006. Chinadaily. 11 Nov. 2013.
The six-party talks aim to find a peaceful resolution to the security concerns as a result of the North Korean nuclear weapons program. There has been a series of meetings with six participating states since 2003. They held 6 times whenever there was tension. The last one was held in 2007 (Sinha).
he June YangCOverview of Nuclear Program Development 1977- North Korea signs its first safeguard with the IAEA (Carlin).1993- North Korea no longer allows the IAEA to inspect their nuclear facilities (Carlin).1993- North Korea withdraws from the NTP (Carlin).1993- The U.S. persuades North Korea to accept the IAEA inspections (Carlin).2002- North Korea announces they will restart their nuclear program. They then remove the UN safety seals and monitoring equipment from the nuclear plant in Yongbyon (International Atomic Energy Agency). 2006- North Korea successfully conducts its first nuclear weapon test (International Atomic Energy Agen