September 27, 2023

How a series of strategic mistakes have forced Kim Jong Un into a corner

After years alienating China, North Korea might soon have no choice but to cave in to the U.S.

The North Korean leadership has in recent weeks found itself in an extremely uncomfortable, and potentially risky, situation. In the aftermath of the failed Hanoi summit, prospects for future negotiations with the United States do not look good.

Even if negotiations resume, it seems that the United States is unlikely to give North Korea the type of concessions Kim Jong Un and his advisors expect.