February 26, 2024
Analysis

Back from DC: Is a North Korea nuclear deal on the horizon?

Despite many shortcomings, signs point to eventual freeze-for-aid agreement

I came back from Washington just a few days ago, having spent two very long and busy weeks there.

Actually, for a North Korea watcher this is not a good time to visit the den of “U.S. imperialism” (to borrow a colorful North Korean phrase). The self-styled “capital of the free world” is in the middle of political crisis caused by a government shutdown. If a person is interested in foreign policy at all, North Korea is still very low on their agenda – which is dominated by Egypt, Syria and other countries in the Middle East.

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