Why it may take a crisis to unlock the US-North Korea nuclear stalemate | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Why it may take a crisis to unlock the US-North Korea nuclear stalemate

In interview, former US adviser Frank Aum outlines dangers of waiting to engage and need for ‘unconventional’ diplomacy

U.S.-North Korea relations are approaching their lowest point in decades, with no official talks between the two countries since the end of the Trump administration. 

Inter-Korean ties are at a similar nadir, far from the hopeful days of Sunshine Policy and from the summits of the Moon Jae-in era. For the two allies, containment has become the default approach, while North Korea seems to have written off the Biden administration entirely.

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