A Marked Contrast With The Present Outfit

October 16, 2006

Solving the Korean Stalemate, One Step at a Time – New York Times

But beginning in 2002, the United States branded North Korea as part of an axis of evil, threatened military action, ended the shipments of fuel oil and the construction of nuclear power plants and refused to consider further bilateral talks. In their discussions with me at this time, North Korean spokesmen seemed convinced that the American positions posed a serious danger to their country and to its political regime.

Jimmy Carter on the North Koreans. Looks like it was well on its way to being sorted out… until Mr Bush  and his wranglers arrived.

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