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Introduction: South Korea’s 70-Year Endeavor in the Areas of Foreign Policy, National Defense, and National Unification—Retrospect and Vision for the Future

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Abstract

For the past 70 years since 1945, the Republic of Korea has been built, maintained, developed, and turned into a proud democratic republic by the people of Korea. This chapter provides an introduction to this book and takes a general view of our achievements, particularly in the fields of foreign policy, national defense, and efforts for unification made along the journey toward “nation building”.

Keywords

North Korea (DPRK) Unification Policy Five-Year Economic Development Plan Korean Empire Largest Military Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New Asia Research InstituteSeoulSouth Korea

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