The West Must Talk to North Korea

Eventual engagement is imperative

Philip Yun has a great new article in the National Interest, in which he writes, "rushing to talks with Pyongyang makes no sense and the political obstacles to getting there are great. But eventual engagement is imperative" -- a sober assessment from an author concerned not with reactive "make-us-feel-better" short term policy thinking, but rather long term strategy for enhancing peace and security around nuclear weapons."

Read the full article, The West Must Talk to North Korea in the National Interest, Jan. 15, 2016.

Philip Yun served as senior advisor to two US Coordinators for North Korea Policy - former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry and former Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman. He is our executive director.

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