North Korea Pledges to Abandon Nuclear Arms Work

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North Korean officials have promised to abandon the country's nuclear weapons program in exchange for oil, energy aid and security guarantees. We discuss the agreement, which was announced in Beijing during six-nation talks on Pyongyang's nuclear program.


Joseph Cirincione, director for non-proliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; author of Universal Compliance: A Strategy for Nuclear Security (March 2005)

Richard Reagan, country director of the United Nations World Food Program

Robert Gallucci, dean of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service; negotiated the 1994 U.S. Non-Proliferation Agreement with North Korea during the Clinton administration



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