Individual tours to North Korea by South Koreans is the hot potato here on the Peninsula as President Moon Jae-in strives to revive stalled inter-Korean cooperation.
The president's strong push for inter-Korean cooperation wasn't met with a welcoming response from the U.S., however, with U.S. Ambassador to Seoul, Harry Harris saying it's better to consult the matter at a Seoul-Washington working-level channel to avoid possible triggering of sanctions.
Amid rising controversy over his remarks and concerns over the S. Korea-U.S. alliance today we go in-depth on individual tours to North Korea.
For that, Dr. Go Myong-hyun, of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies joins me tonight.
1. INDIVIDUAL TOURS TO N. KOREA DON'T VIOLATE UN, U.S. SANCTIONS?
2. U.S. COOPERATION NEEDED TO MATERIALIZE INDIVIDUAL TOURS TO N. KOREA?
3. U.S. STANCE ON INDIVIDUAL TOURS TO N. KOREA
4. HOW SHOULD S. KOREA, U.S. RESOLVE ISSUES OF INTER-KOREAN PROJECTS?
5. INDIVIDUAL TOURS TO N. KOREA LIKELY TO RE-ENGAGE N. KOREA IN DIALOGUE?
6. N. KOREA NAMES NEW FM SIGNALING MAJOR CHANGES TO FOREIGN POLICY
7.IMPACT OF N. KOREA'S RESHUFFLE ON INTER-KOREAN TIES, NUCLEAR TALKS