亚洲一体化

北韩的核野心似乎已经偃旗息鼓,至少暂时如此。六方会谈终于取得成功—显然应该归功于中国对东北亚核武化的坚决反对。在六方的全力支持下,美国和北韩甚至进行了金正日一直渴望的双边会谈。

因此,就目前来看,东北亚暂时进入了近二十年来最为平静和稳定的状态。但它仍然是个潜在的闪点。

在这一非常时期,日益自信的南韩却开始追寻一条独立于其美国庇护人的道路。2005年11月,国际原子能机构(IAEA)指控南韩政府增加了少量的铀储备—使其接近可以制造核武器的水平。南韩政府拒不承认,声称相关的实验是在政府不知情的情况下由科研人员为“科学目的”而进行的。

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