February 27, 2018

War vs. diplomacy: Did the Olympics help resolve the North Korea nuclear standoff? Sort of.

Featuring Patrick M. Cronin

Source: USA Today

Journalist Jim Michaels

The Winter Games concluded this month with a measly 23 medals for the U.S. team, the fewest since 1998. But dramatic news developed on the diplomatic front: North Korea sent athletes, a cheering squad and a high-level delegation, raising hopes the nuclear standoff between the United States and North Korea might be resolved. 

Here are answers to the key questions raised by the flurry of diplomatic activity at the Winter Games.

Read the full article in USA Today.


  • 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 ...