Reuters: Analysts Question Effectiveness of Six-Party Talks

December 29, 2010 — An article in Reuters focuses on South Korea’s president Lee Myung-bak’s support for inter-Korea dialogue to tackle a possible nuclear crisis. However, many analysts are not as optimistic about six-party talks because of deep divisions and a lack of pressure on North Korea. Scott Snyder is quoted as saying, “There could be some sort of alternative process in 2011 but it is hard to say. There is a lot of pessimism about North Korea right now.” Read the full article: “South Korea’s Lee says talks the answer to nuclear crisis.”

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