Home GRASP GRASP/Korea Our ‘Preposterous’ North Korea Policy

Our ‘Preposterous’ North Korea Policy

94
0
SHARE

North Korea stated once again that it won’t agree to the administration’s preconditions for negotiatons: The administration and its allies don’t like to admit it,…
North Korea stated once again that it won’t agree to the administration’s preconditions for negotiatons:
The administration and its allies don’t like to admit it, but their precondition for negotiations is preposterous. It isn’t possible to negotiate with an adversary when the U. S. puts the bar for starting talks so high that the adversary has no incentive to participate. If the U. S. were genuinely interested in negotiating with North Korea to find some mutually acceptable compromise, it would set no preconditions at first and would test the other side’s willingness to talk about limiting its weapons and missile testing. Requiring North Korea to capitulate first before the U. S. will make them any offer is a reliable way to guarantee that no diplomatic progress can be made.

Continue reading...