January 18, 2022

How Kim Jong Un’s testing moratorium may impact upcoming summits

North Korea's pledge is a big deal, but what will Trump offer in return?

What is most striking about Kim Jong Un’s announcement of a nuclear and missile test moratorium is the mile-wide gap between the headlines and what the statement actually promises.

Anna Fifield at the Washington Post takes only a few short paragraphs to get to the point: that the moratorium primarily reflects North Korea’s satisfaction that it has achieved its core development objectives.