Will sanctions against North Korea work?

Will sanctions against North Korea work?

A “clear and present danger” – that’s what the U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis says about North Korea.

Pyongyang has carried out a number of missile tests this year putting the region on edge.

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to sanction 14 North Korean individuals and 4 entities.

China, which defended Pyongyang in the past, has sided with the other members to pass these measures.

But what will it take to deter North Korea’s nuclear ambitions?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra


Einar Tangen – Political and Economic Affairs Commentator

Aidan Foster Carter – Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Sociology and Modern Korea at Leeds University

Jim Walsh – International Security Analyst, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Source: Al Jazeera News