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July 24, 2024
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Fears of Trump return shake a Washington that has all but forgotten North Korea

Apathy about DPRK will likely persist if Biden is reelected, but Beltway insiders expect dramatic changes if Trump wins

North Korea has fallen far down the list of the U.S. government’s priorities during the Biden administration, to the point that the DPRK has been all but forgotten. But as the next presidential election looms, many are beginning to reckon with the fact that this may not continue to be the case.

During a recent trip to Washington, I met with an array of experts, policymakers and other interlocutors to discuss all things North Korea, including the future direction of Washington’s DPRK policy.

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