My advice to our government since November 2010, when I was shown the Yongbyon centrifuge facility, was to take immediate action so that the nuclear situation does not get worse. I advocated three no’s: no more bombs, no better bombs and no exports.
So says Stanford CISAC Co-Director Siegfried S. Hecker. He and Korea expert David Straub analyze the latest diplomatic effort around North Korea’s nuclear situation here.
Despite the new leadership in North Korea, the legacy of false starts in this area does not breed optimism. But this is definitely a case where we are forbidden not to try.