Korea's new pro-engagement president may not have to be as deferential to Washington hardliners as his predecessors.
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With governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguishing what little remained of the "sunshine era" of engagement, the peninsula is lurching toward a new period of darkness.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia--and save billions of dollars to boot.
North Korea will not consider relinquishing its nuclear program without fundamental changes to the security dynamic in the region.