June 03, 2023

Kim Jong Un will likely “never” give up nuclear weapons voluntarily, Bolton says

Former National Security Advisor tells CSIS that military options must remain on the table

North Korea under the current circumstances may likely never relinquish its arsenal of nuclear weapons, former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said in a wide-ranging speech on Monday.

Speaking in Washington DC in some of his first public remarks following his departure from the White House earlier in the month, Bolton appeared to cast doubt on the feasibility of current administration policy towards North Korea.