August 13, 2022

Why a freeze deal, despite its flaws, is the only remedy for N. Korea’s nukes

The DPRK may cheat - but a deal would buy time the U.S. desperately needs

North Korea's recent nuclear test, accompanied by July's ICBM launches and Friday's additional Hwasong-12 test, have confirmed that U.S.-led efforts from the international community have been largely unsuccessful. This, predictably, raises questions about what to do next. More of the same, or something new?

When it comes to the North Korean nuclear issue, the official position of the United States government has not changed much for nearly two decades, and in all probability, it’s not going to change in the foreseeable future.