Experts Say

The status quo won't work with North Korea. Try something new, while we can


November 15, 2017
By Bonnie Jenkins

National Post President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continue to exchange words of anger as the world watches. The character of the dialogue and the highly public name-calling between the two are unlike anything the international community has seen from heads of state in recent years. The complicated relationship with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program is not new. The United States and North Korea and other regional countries have a longstanding and challenging history of negotiations. In 2003, North Korea withdrew from the Nonproliferation Treaty, but in 2005 agreed to give up its program in exchange for energy assistance from the United States, China, Japan, Russia and South Korea.
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