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Transformation or Transaction: Can the US Solve the Nuclear Crises with Iran and North Korea?

October 8, 2019

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Robert Litwak, author of the new book,Nuclear Crises with North Korea and Iran: From Transformational to Transactional Diplomacy.” Litwak explains how the ongoing nuclear impasses with both North Korea and Iran reflect a continuing tension in U.S. policy between two diplomatic approaches: the transactional, focused narrowly on the discrete nuclear challenge; and the transformational, comprehensively addressing a regimes’ objectionable behavior.