April 15, 2019

Boxed In by Trump, Kim Jong Un Buys Time With Nod to 2020

Featuring Duyeon Kim

Source: Bloomberg

Journalists Youkyung Lee, Jon Herskovitz

Kim Jong Un may not be giving up on Donald Trump, but he’s ready to test the U.S. president’s patience.

That was Kim’s message through a whirlwind series of events in the run up to Monday’s holiday marking his late grandfather Kim Il Sung’s birth. In his most extensive comments so far on his failed February summit with Trump, Kim expressed a willingness to meet again, but only if the U.S. accepted different terms in negotiations over his nuclear weapons.

Read the full article and more in Bloomberg.

  • Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear ...