Pyongyang must believe that Washington is truly willing to engage in negotiations and that it will not overturn the Kim regime if it gives up its nuclear weapons. Illustration: Timothy McEvenue

Why Trump needs China onside to make Kim Jong-un of North Korea give up his nuclear missiles

Patricia M. Kim says denuclearising the Korean peninsula would require coercive diplomacy and credible assurances to Kim Jong-un about the longevity of his regime. And for this, the US needs to get China, Russia, South Korea and Japan on board

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Pyongyang must believe that Washington is truly willing to engage in negotiations and that it will not overturn the Kim regime if it gives up its nuclear weapons. Illustration: Timothy McEvenue
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