In other words, shower billions of dollars upon them and give them everything they want to keep their nuclear program going. Yeah, that’ll work.
This is essentially the way Western diplomacy has operated for decades. It doesn’t work. Many basic premises need to be reevaluated. Many swamps need to be drained.
“Merkel Proposes Iran-Style Deal To End North Korea Crisis,” by Jacob Bojesson, Daily Caller, September 10, 2017:
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to discuss a deal similar to the one made with Iran in 2015 to end North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
Iran agreed to curb its nuclear work in exchange for the lifting of most sanctions. Germany was one of the countries behind the deal, and Merkel believes it had a “good end.”
The chancellor is ready to sit down for similar discussions with North Korea as the situation becomes increasingly hostile.
“I could imagine such a format being used to end the North Korea conflict,” Merkel said in an interview published Sunday in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. “Europe and especially Germany should be prepared to play a very active part in that.”…