April 13, 2024
Opinion

How Moon Jae-in’s North Korea policy differs from his liberal predecessors

South Korea's President deserves credit for cooling tensions while remaining tough on Pyongyang

It may be a fool’s errand to predict the future when it comes to North Korea, but it does appear that the leaders of the two Koreas will meet next month, followed by the first-ever North Korea-United States summit meeting in May.

It is a sea change from the situation last year, in which Pyongyang was engaged in nuclear and missile brinksmanship while Washington was sending out whispers about the possibility of a preventive strike.

Become a member for less than $4 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.