North Korea Diplomacy Scorecard

The United States and South Korea are engaged in diplomatic negotiations with North Korea, and this scorecard highlights the state of play for the different issues on the table.

Making progress
Signs of progress
No progress
Confidence building
( low impact )
Confidence building ×
WMD programs
( high impact )
WMD programs ×
Missile programs
( high impact )
Missile programs ×
Military tensions
( moderate impact )
Military tensions ×
Sanctions and incentives
( moderate impact )
Sanctions and incentives ×
Human rights
( high impact )
Human rights ×