Inventing the Axis of Evil: The Truth about North Korea, Iran, and Syria

Bruce Cumings, Ervand Abrahaman and Moshe Ma’Oz

I’ve just received this book, but Cumings is a reliably good read; great for debunking mass-think on East Asian matters, and Korea in particular….

Addendum: I’ve read it now. It is provocative now and then and interesting but uneven. Bettter, is Cumings’ previous work: North Korea: Another Country, which is a powerful antidote, even if he goes over the top here and there, to the prevailing drivel about North Korea, which focuses on the hairdos and high heels of the country’s leader, and forgoes any serious reckoning with history, or attempt at analyzing Pyongyang’s moves in terms of conventional defense strategy and game theory.

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