Limits of coercive isolation : rethink strategy on North Korea and Iran
Timothy W. Crawford
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Coercive diplomacy has failed to compel North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons programme and failed to deter Iran advancing its own. Isolating these two target states further will not succeed because isolation increases their incentives to rely on nuclear deterrence for national security.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 186-13
Nanyang Technological University