October 19, 2019
Building a “small deal”: how North Korea sanctions relief might work
The DPRK's private sector-dominated industries must be the first to see restrictions lifted
It appears increasingly likely that, in spite of all the possible delays, working-level talks between the U.S. and North Korea are going to begin soon. These talks will be aimed at forging a compromise, usually referred to in Washington nowadays as a “small deal.”Such a “small deal” will probably see the North Koreans dismantle or freeze some of their nuclear research and production