Jung H. Pak

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Jung H. Pak is a senior fellow at Brookings.

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Foreign Policy Essay

In Visiting China, Kim Jong Un Makes Good on New Year’s Speech

Editor’s Note: The Trump administration has made North Korea one of its strategic priorities, but the Pyongyang regime is inscrutable, making it difficult to determine the best approach. Brookings senior fellow Jung Pak dissects Kim Jong Un's annual New Year's speech and argues that the North Korean leader is confident and trying to set the United States up for responsibility should relations go further awry.

Daniel Byman

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