Achieving Peace on the Korean Peninsula

By Dr John Hemmings, Tat Yan Kong, and Ramon Pacheco Pardo

Can North Korea, South Korea, and the United States successfully negotiate peace on the Korean Peninsula? And if so, how? On the verge of the third, and longest, inter-Korean summit in less than five months and with Pyongyang and Washington now discussing a potential second summit, the possibility of peace seems closer than ever before. Yet, there is need for caution. A peace treaty putting a formal end to the Korean War is as likely as a return to the hostility that defined North Korea-U.S. relations throughout 2017, as we argue in a new report jointly published by the London Asia Pacific Centre for Social Science, the Henry Jackson Society, and the KF-VUB Korea Chair.

Read the full article in The Diplomat.

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