KOREAN TRADEOFF

Apparently confusing Colin Powell for Madeline Albright, North Korea offered yesterday to dismantle their nukes in exchange for “considerable” concessions. It seems like we played that game before in 1994 to no avail. While I would expect the US to be willing to negotiate I can’t imagine this Administration is going to just hand them a large chunk of cash if they promise to be nice.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.