Development of US Foreign Policy Towards The Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

GMA 400L - Senior Seminar Research Lab

In 2017 the United States faces escalated nuclear tensions with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The purpose of the DPRK’s nuclear program is to have a fully developed nuclear arsenal with the ability to strike the continental United States. It also explores the policies of the three Kim family leaders and their contributions to the nuclear program, along with their interaction with the international community’s nonproliferation strategies to deter the DPRK. Closing, there is a discussion of the right path for the United States under the current administration who has used hardline rhetoric to demonstrate the resolve of the United States.