July 04, 2017

North Korea missile test could change discussions at G-20

Featuring Patrick M. Cronin

Source: NPR Marketplace

Journalists Adam Allington, Adriene Hill

As President Trump prepares for his second foreign trip, this time to the G-20 summit in Germany, he’s faced with the news of a longer-range missile tests out of North Korea. With a bilateral meeting planned with China while in Hamburg, as well as a re-negotiation of the U.S. trade deal with South Korea on the table, tensions over North Korean military action could strain or change trade discussions. North Korea already faces economic sanctions, and one question G20 leaders will ponder is whether to tighten those, or incentivize North Korea instead.

Listen to the full piece on Marketplace.


  • Patrick M. Cronin

    Former Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a former Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the ...