The Winter Games and Korean detente

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The exchange of threats between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un led to warnings of possible nuclear war. Then came the surprise detent with South Korea during the Winter Olympics. Does diplomacy with the US have a chance? Korean expert Katharine Moon says North Korea’s now “the best laboratory to see capitalism at work.”

Will it ever give up a nuclear program it regards as existential to national defense?

Credits

Guests:
Jean Lee - Wilson Center - @newsjean, Katharine Moon - Chair of Asian studies at Wellesley College - @Wellesley

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Devan Schwartz