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North Korea: The Threat Assessment

President Obama told incoming President Trump that North Korea would likely be the toughest item on his to-do list, and through the first 500 days of the administration, the prediction has proved correct. Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program has made regional allies, like South Korea and Japan, nervous, and heightened nuclear fears in the United States for the first time since the end of the Cold War. With all the drama over the on-again, off-again summit, where does the thorniest issue on Trump’s agenda go?

Festival: 2018

Audio/Video: Security

President Obama told incoming President Trump that North Korea would likely be the toughest item on his to-do list, and... See more
Writer Wajahat Ali talks to The Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg about his trip — and subsequent feature story and... See more
More people have been forced to flee their homes by conflict and crisis than at any time since World War II, leaving an... See more
The Trump Administration has said that “all options are on the table” in North Korea. What actually are the options,... See more
John Dickerson and former CIA director, retired Army General David Petraeus, take a tour of the unprecedented threats... See more
The Trump Administration says it is “committed to a foreign policy focused on American interests and American national... See more

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