For the last Above the Fold of the semester, co-Host Erik LaDue and MPP Abigail Johnson join WRGW News anchor Robert O’Shaughnessy to discuss the latest developments between the U.S. and North Korea. The administration made a historic announcement in March when it announced President Trump would meet with North Korean leader Kim John Un. Since the announcement, the Secretary of State, National Security Advisor, and CIA Director have all changed. Will North Korea go back on its willingness to denuclearize without conditions?
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Sanctions Are Hurting North Korea. Can They Make Kim Give In? The New York Times
CIA Director Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend, The Washington Post
North Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearization, Moon says, CNN