December 05, 2020

‘A long history of failures’: How past US presidents handled North Korea’s nukes

As Biden prepares for the White House, a former US defense secretary weighs in on past leaders' successes and failures

Joe Biden is several days into his victory as the U.S. president-elect, already moving forward with phone calls with top leaders like South Korean President Moon Jae-in and announcing more detailed policy plans.

And even as President Trump continues to contest the vote, experts and analysts around the world are already talking about a North Korea policy under Biden — especially since Pyongyang rolled out a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) during its military parade on Oct. 10.