November 29, 2023
Expert Surveys

Is it time for the U.S. to ban tourism to N. Korea?

U.S. hesitates to obstruct visits, even to nations with adversarial relations, in recent decades

Sharing a Bible, declaring asylum, launching a subterranean campaign whose name alludes to a Biblical conquest tale: all ill-advised moves by Americans in North Korea that have given the State Department more work to do.

So why does the U.S. government put up with it? Why not simply stop Americans, except those with special permission, from entering North Korea at all?