Book Discussion on Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea

Bruce Bechtol talked about his book Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea, published by Potomac Books. In his book,… read more

Bruce Bechtol talked about his book Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea, published by Potomac Books. In his book, Mr. Bechtol describes North Korean decision-making since September 11. He argues that the government of Kim Jong Il has made the fundamental decision to avoid any steps that would diminish its “military first” and “self-reliance” policies. Mr. Eberstadt joined him in a discussion of what North Korea’s approach toward the nuclear crisis means for the United States and its allies in Asia. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Griffin moderated.

Mr. Bechtol is a former intelligence officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency and a retired Marine who has lived and worked in South Korea and continues to visit there frequently. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Oct 21, 2007
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Mar 24, 2008

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  • Oct 21, 2007 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2007 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2007 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2008 | 2:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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