April 20, 2024

With talks going nowhere, the U.S. must now pressure North Korea on human rights

Pyongyang's grim record could be a formidable tool in the looming pressure campaign

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Few people cannot help but empathize with the plight of the common North Korean citizens living in primitive conditions while their rights are cavalierly trampled by the brutish regime of North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un. At first glance, it seems obvious that anything that can be done to improve this must be done. 

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