April 27, 2023

South Korean Conservatives Lament 'Nuclear Shackles' Following Yoon-Biden Summit

Source: VOA

Journalist: William Gallo

But others say reassurance measures and an effective North Korea policy are the best way to prevent South Korea from going nuclear.

“If South Koreans see North Korea continue to advance its nuclear weapons capability and perceive the U.S. as not being proactive enough to solve this problem, then voices advocating for South Korea nuclear weapons will only crescendo,” said Duyeon Kim, a Seoul-based Korea specialist at the Center for a New American Security.

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  • Dr. Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim, PhD, is an adjunct senior fellow with the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS based in Seoul. Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear nonproliferation, ar...