A newly-declassified document underscores Trump’s North Korea failures
The U.S. wanted to convince North Korea that it doesn’t need nukes, but Kim is far from persuaded
More than two decades ahead of schedule, the U.S. released a new declassified policy paper on the Indo-Pacific that, in retrospect, reveals the Trump administration’s failure to achieve its objectives on the Korean Peninsula.
The “United States Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific,” approved by President Donald Trump in Feb. 2018, details the United States’ goals in the region as well as the actions it planned to take.
The framework was originally scheduled for declassification on Dec. 31, 2042, but National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien declassified it on Jan. 5, just days before he is slated
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