July 11, 2020

Why Trump should use his next summit with Kim to declare an end to the Korean War
A symbolic declaration could help to move beyond the diplomatic deadlock and build trust

As the Trump administration prepares for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, how can it move negotiations past their current state of stagnation?

North Korea insists that a peace declaration must precede disarmament steps, but in October U.S. negotiators reverted to framing the end of the war as an end state that will follow the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea.