In Response: North Korean Denuclearization: A Poor Outlet to Avoid Thucydides’ Trap

By Nicole Golliher

This piece is a response to Zhiqun Zhu's “Dispel Distrust: Start from North Korea,” which can be found here.

About the Author: Nicole Golliher is getting her masters in international affairs with a concentration in Asia at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Her research focuses on East Asian Security and the impacts of historical memory on the region. In 2014, she graduated from Seattle University with bachelor’s degrees in international studies and political science. Currently, she works as the program coordinator at the United Nations Association, National Capital Area and is a senior editor for the International Affairs Review.

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