June 15, 2019

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump

Featuring Duyeon Kim

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist Timothy W. Martin

A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line of fire.

During the eight months between the leaders’ summits in Singapore and Vietnam, the North Korean foreign ministry, despite diplomatic squabbles, published just a few attacks on Washington.

But since leaving Hanoi in early March without a nuclear deal, North Korea has unleashed at least 10 reports lashing out at senior Trump administration officials and their maneuvers.

Read the full article and more in The Wall Street Journal.

  • 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 ...