North Korea

U.S. is starting point in discussing future of the Koreas

Editor's note: This is based on Wilkerson's March 15 presentation in the Great Decision series sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

North Korea has been back in the news recently. From the alleged execution of North Korean Army chief Ri Yong-gil; to the launching of ballistic missiles; to the expulsion of south Korean workers and managers from the Kaesong Industrial Complex — site of the only significant combined economic enterprise involving the two Koreas — there have been multiple news items describing an increasingly antagonistic relationship on the Korean Peninsula.

To add salt to existing wounds, the public announcement by South Korea and the...