Talking to our Enemies


A campaign promise I am glad is being kept.

President Barack Obama’s envoy began a rare trip to North Korea on Tuesday for the highest-level talks with the communist nation in more than a year as a senior U.S. official warned of strong sanctions against Pyongyang unless it rejoins international nuclear talks.

Envoy Stephen Bosworth’s mission is to find out whether North Korea will return to the stalled international talks on ending its nuclear programs after carrying out an atomic test blast in May and quitting the six-nation negotiations.

via Obama envoy flies to NKorea for rare direct talks.