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PacNet #48 – U.S.-ROK Relations: Silencing the Loose Cannons

The U.S. presidential election finally is over! Now the hard part begins. No, I’m not talking about getting North Korea back to the negotiating table; that will come soon enough. Now that Pyongyang knows it has no choice but to deal with the Bush administration, it will find a way to resume the six-party talks, after squeezing out as many concessions and rewards as it can manage.