On North Korea, a Return to Fire and Fury Isn't Worth The Risks

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On North Korea, a Return to Fire and Fury Isn't Worth The Risks

Here's how Washington and Pyongyang can make some progress towards peace and maybe denuclearization too.

The president appears to be sincere in his desire to engage North Korea. Kim appears to be serious about taking a different approach than his predecessors internationally. Neither side should let this moment pass without taking a greater effort to reach agreements which could make the peninsula more stable, secure, prosperous, and peaceful.

 

Doug Bandow is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and a former Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan. He is the author of Tripwire: Korea and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Changed World and co-author of The Korean Conundrum: America’s Troubled Relations with North and South Korea.

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