MAKING PROGRESS?

Brent Scowcroft and Arnold Kanter contend in a NYT Op-Ed that we have had A Surprising Success on North Korea. Their argument strikes me as a bit strained, but the basic point is that we have not yet given in the nuclear blackmail and have gotten China on board in a semi-constructive role. I guess that’s something.

(No word, by the way, if Arnold is any kin to Paul of Jefferson Starship fame.)

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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.