RPI Author Gregg Brazinsky on Containing North Korea

RPI Author Gregg Brazinsky on Containing North Korea

Tim Brinton IllustrationIn a recent Chicago Tribune op-ed, RPI Author and GWU Associate Professor of History and International Affairs Gregg Brazinsky writes:

“In recent months, North Korea has been the problem that nobody in the Obama administration wants to deal with. Since the Kim regime defied Washington last April and went ahead with its previous rocket launch attempt, the United States has had no consistent approach for dealing with the reclusive regime. South Korean strategy has not been much better. Guided by the conservative Lee Myung-bak government, Seoul has often rung alarm bells about North Korea’s behavior without a workable plan for changing it. Together, their policies have served only to confirm the adage that ignoring problems makes them worse.”

Read the full article here.

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