Tensions between the United States and North Korea have been escalating for the past several weeks. Both China and the United States have been pressuring North Korea to halt its nuclear missile development, but Kim Jong-un has remained defiant as his regime continues to test ballistic missiles.
Every member of Congress has been called to the White House for a briefing on the situation in North Korea on Wednesday, and the House of Representatives is reported to be seeking a similar briefing. Today we take a look at the history of US foreign policy in North Korea and what to expect from the Trump Administration.
- Dan Lamothe, national security reporter, The Washington Post
- Mitchell Lerner, History Professor and Director of Institute for Korean Studies, Ohio State University
- Sung-Yoon Lee, Professor of Korean Studies, Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy