December 05, 2020

Why promises of a “great economy” won’t induce North Korea’s denuclearization

Pyongyang cares much more about self-preservation than it does about prosperity

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Speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, national security adviser Robert O’Brien delivered a message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: if he wanted his country to enjoy the status of a normal nation, he will need to eliminate Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program as soon as possible.