February 21, 2024

Biden’s secretary of state nominee vows to ‘increase pressure’ on North Korea

Antony Blinken said he’s “reviewing options” on North Korea, which he calls a “hard problem” that’s “getting worse”

With President Donald Trump facing his final day in office, the Joe Biden administration is already making it clear that it’s ready to review and redo his controversial North Korea policy.

Speaking at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, secretary of state nominee Antony Blinken said that North Korea has been a “hard problem that has plagued administration after administration” and that it “has not gotten better.”