December 11, 2019

What we talk about when we talk about North Korean denuclearization
The Trump administration must be clearer about what it expects from Pyongyang
North Korea has a history of attempting to exploit ambiguities in U.S. positions and loopholes in verification to advance its nuclear weapons programs. Achieving a mutually-acceptable definition of key terms like “denuclearization” is the primary challenge of negotiating with North Korea. Prominent statements from Trump officials that offer contradictory definitions of denuclearization