Korean unification: Prospect and global implications
Prospects for the Korean peninsula: Views from Japan and the United States
U.S. policy toward North Korea: The human rights and security linkage
North Korea has no apparent interest in reconciliation with the new [South Korean] government, or in showing any diplomatic flexibility at all.
It doesn’t hurt to have a good cop, bad cop when you’re dealing with a very tough opponent, which North Korea is. But we are not in an ideal world situation in politics, and the times right now don’t call for that much of a good cop frankly.