How Camp David summit deals on North Korea complicate peninsula security
US, ROK and Japan doubled down on deterrence, but their agreements are a band-aid rather than long-term solution
The leaders of the U.S., South Korea and Japan met at Camp David to discuss efforts to bolster trilateral cooperation on Friday, and for some, the summit outcome represented a “historic” milestone in their collective approach to the North Korean challenge.
But though the agreements reached at the U.S. presidential retreat offer some novel approaches to enhancing trilateral cooperation and bolstering deterrence over the DPRK, NK Pro analysis shows that much of it builds upon or repackages existing agreements and material from prior meetings and statements.
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