Los Angeles Times quotes Professor DeThomas on UN North Korea sanctions

The resolution “is being oversold and is unlikely to produce the kind of economic damage that its sponsors are advertising,” Joseph DeThomas, a professor at the Pennsylvania State University School of International Affairs, wrote on 38 North, a respected North Korea-monitoring website.

“Moreover, it opens new doors for successful evasion, which in the current environment — with a volatile U.S. administration and high public alarm — could easily lead to sudden movements towards very dangerous overreactions.”

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