January 24, 2022

Will North Korea ever abandon nuclear weapons?

Compromise, not force, is the only way Pyongyang will be convinced to disarm

The Trump administration will soon have to come up with a new policy toward North Korea, and the most serious issue for the new President should be the resolution of the nuclear issue.

There have been growing voices calling for a new U.S. policy toward North Korea, and if we understand the fundamental motives of North Korea’s nuclear armament from a new perspective, I firmly believe that the North Korean nuclear issue can be resolved peacefully. First, let us take a closer look at why the DPRK has strengthened its nuclear arsenal.