Aaron L. Friedberg

Princeton University


Online Debate

How to Control a Nuclear North Korea?

For more than a decade, the United States and North Korea’s neighbors have tried various tactics to keep the rogue state, which conducted its first nuclear test in October, from becoming nuclear. David C. Kang and Aaron L. Friedberg debate the best approaches to influence a nuclear North Korea.

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Friedberg: Only Continued Pressure, Combined With Inducements, Can Bring End to North Korean Nuclear Program

Aaron L. Friedberg interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

Aaron L. Friedberg, an East Asian expert and former deputy national security adviser for Vice President Dick Cheney, says the U.S. program of cracking down on North Korean counterfeiting and other illicit activities is the only way to hope for a breakthrough in the stalled disarmament talks.

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