Following a friction filled period between North and South Korea, negotiators from the two neighbors reached a surprise agreement which has allowed for a deescalation of rising military tension. CSIS Korea Chair Dr. Victor Cha joins to discuss how the two Koreas got to a point of crisis, what key takeaways came from the agreement, and why both governments were willing to stand down. Hosted by Colm Quinn. Audio edited by Samuel Ellis. Produced by Jeffrey Bean.
Read Dr. Cha’s new piece in Foreign Policy for more detail on Kim Jong-un’s concern over the South’s loudspeaker broadcasts here.