February 25, 2024

Dangerous times in U.S.-North Korea relations

Escalating provocations by Pyongyang and U.S. leadership transition make for unpredictable mix

We are witness to an accelerating trajectory of events which may culminate with the loss of additional Korean and American lives on the Korean Peninsula as well as disorder in Northeast Asia.

Increased attention has focused on a range of North Korean actions deemed provocative by that country’s neighbors and the international community including nuclear tests and missile launches.