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Yun Sun quoted in Business Insider on Trump’s Willingness to Talk to North Korea

By Yun Sun
in Program

President Donald Trump told Bloomberg on Monday that he’d be “honored” to talk to Kim Jong Un, and while it’s not the first time he’s signaled a willingness to meet with one of the world’s most brutal dictators, it may provide an important glance into his North Korea strategy.


But Yun Sun, a senior associate at the Stimson Center, told Business Insider that direct talks with Kim would have been “impossible” under President Barack Obama, who took office as North Korea had burned US diplomats by pulling out of the six-party talks at the critical moment when it was set to denuclearize.

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