Reflections

A Tough Sell on North Korea

Apr 5, 2017 | 23:55 GMT
China's support of North Korea is likely to remain steadfast, but among policymakers in Beijing, the idea of replacing Kim Jong Un as its leader has gained adherents.
China's support of North Korea is likely to remain steadfast, but among policymakers in Beijing, the idea of replacing Kim Jong Un as its leader has gained adherents.
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For the new U.S. administration, the question is what changes will it make to Washington's North Korea policy? The White House and conservative think tanks have roundly criticized the concept of "strategic patience" espoused by President Barack Obama's administration, but so far, the most realistic alternative offered consists of a three-fold strategy......

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