North Korea is stronger and more resilient than US policymakers think
The Biden administration must consider whether the status quo is really unsustainable for Pyongyang
North Korea watchers have tentatively observed the country’s response to the new Joe Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific foreign policy. To some, Biden’s “return to normal” was an occasion for relief. The Donald Trump administration’s attempts at person-to-person diplomacy were ineffective. The new president has no room for ambiguity, saying North Korea is the greatest foreign policy threat facing the U.S. Biden plans to confront this challenge in concert with U.S. allies, a strategy he touched on in his first joint address to Congress.
In this way, Biden has embraced past strategic conclusions
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