May 05, 2017

Four Reasons Why Talking to North Korea Would Be Smart Strategy

By Jacob Stokes

It seems fair to say the Trump administration’s policy on whether to engage in direct diplomatic talks with Kim Jong-Un’s regime in North Korea is still developing. It’s time to stop waffling.

President Donald Trump and members of his administration have articulated a range of stances about starting negotiations with Kim over North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. The White House seems to be broadly against the idea, yet cabinet officials have floated the potential for talks and the president this week reiterated his campaign statements saying he would meet with Kim Jong Un “under the right circumstances.”

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