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Peace with North Korea remains a pipe dream

Draft U.S. legislation another attempt in search of elusive 'golden concession'

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Kim Jong Un speaks in Pyongyang: the Peace on the Korean Peninsula Act would run up against the same intransigent North Korean government that has mooted all past attempts at peace negotiations.   © KCNA/Reuters

Anthony W. Holmes was special adviser for North Korea in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 2017-2021. He is currently a senior nonresident fellow at the Project 2049 Institute. The views expressed herein are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization or agency. He lives in Florida.

One piece of draft legislation before the U.S. Congress has aroused unlikely interest among North Korea watchers. Known as HR 3446, the Peace on the Korean Peninsula Act, the bill has alarmed conservative North Korea specialists about the potential direction of U.S. policy on the Korean Peninsula.

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