trump’s north korea policy sounds a lot like obama’s ‘strategic patience’

You can see about trump’s north korea policy sounds a lot like obama’s ‘strategic patience’ news article in this page. if you want read more please login.
addressing the u.n. security council on friday, secretary of state rex tillerson once again repudiated the policy of “strategic patience” toward north korea adopted by the obama administration. he then proceeded to describe “a new campaign” that sounded very much like the old one. washington, he said, would not be drawn into empty negotiations with the regime in pyongyang. instead, “north korea must take concrete steps to reduce the threat that its illegal weapons programs pose to the united states and our allies before we can even consider talks.” in the meantime, the administration would press for tough new sanctions, particularly by china.that was “strategic patience”: waiting for the regime of kim jong un to credibly commit itself to giving up its nuclear warheads and missiles, while pushing beijing to lean on its neighbor. it did not work when president barack obama tried it. the regime implacably continued to build up its arsenal, while china, shirking in implementing even those u.n. sanctions it had voted for, insisted that it was up to the united states to solve the problem through direct negotiations with north korea. in truth, it is not a fault that the tr......

Login to read more ...

Information