February 25, 2024

Without a new strategy, the U.S. risks its leadership on the North Korea issue

As maximum pressure and engagement fails, countries in the region are going their own way in dealings with Pyongyang

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It has now been a year since President Donald Trump left the negotiating table at the Hanoi summit and U.S.-North Korea talks effectively stalled. His “maximum pressure and engagement” policy has failed: North Korea remains a direct and growing nuclear threat. Yet there seems to be less agreement than ever among America’s political leadership on what went wrong and what to do now.