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It's time to deploy the US financial system against North Korea

Adopting secondary sanctions against North Korea could cut the last tendrils of its access to the international financial system

Despite a broad set of international and US sanctions, North Korea has gotten off relatively easy, largely because the US has historically been reluctant to impose secondary sanctions to isolate it.


IN dealing with North Korea, the Trump administration should look to Iran. Specifically, it should take a page out of the Obama administration's Iran sanctions playbook and apply against North Korea the tool used successfully to bring Iran to the nuclear negotiating table - "...

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