KCPW Presents: “Can Negotations Denuclearize North Korea?” (5/18/18)

How should the United States respond to North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear capabilities? Some experts suggest a summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un might provide a pivotal diplomatic opportunity to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons – especially in light of the announcement of harsh new sanctions. But others are more pessimistic, arguing that we’ve been down this road before and that denuclearizing North Korea is more of a pipedream than a legitimate strategic goal. Can Trump and Kim strike a deal to halt North Korea’s nuclear aggression? Or will the talks inevitably fail, heightening tensions and increasing the likelihood of fatal miscalculations?

Presented in partnership with Georgetown University, LIVE at the first Georgetown University Women’s Forum.

Suzanne DiMaggio, Sue Mi Terry, Bonnie Jenkins, and Mira Rapp-Hooper. Featuring a keynote conversation with award-winning investigative journalist Suki Kim.

This special will air on Friday May 14th at 10 AM and 8 PM on 88.3 FM KCPW.