Half of North Korea’s population are undernourished. The UN Security Council has agreed to ease the entry of humanitarian aid into North Korea after a proposal by the US, which was once the Security Council’s most hostile nation towards Pyongyang. But a summit earlier this year seems to have eased the tension. So is this a turning point for North Korea, and can its leader be trusted to use the aid well?
- Han Park – Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues
- Sung-Yoon Lee – Professor in Korean studies at Tufts University
- Olivia Enos – Policy Analyst in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation
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