U.S. Shifts Policy on Talking to Enemies

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A State Department official meets his North Korean counterpart in New York on Monday to talk about normalizing ties. The U.S. agreed to set up this working group as part of a package of incentives to persuade North Korea to shut down a nuclear reactor. It appears to be part of a shift in U.S. policy on speaking with nations like North Korea and Iran.



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