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Bill Richardson: Cut Iran-Like Deal With North Korea

Sunday, October 4, 2015

The United States should cut a nuclear deal with North Korea similar to the one just signed with Iran, says former U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson. “We’ve made this deal with Iran, and I’m not entirely sold on that,” Richardson said Sunday on “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York Still, he said, NorthRead the full article »

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The Next U.N. Secretary General Should Be A Woman

Friday, October 2, 2015

This week, the good, the bad and the ugly of the global political elite met in New York for an institution that the U.S. loves to hate. The United Nations General Assembly, the most important gathering on the international diplomacy calendar, is even more significant than usual this year: World leaders are gearing up toRead the full article »

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Gov. Bill Richardson Hill OpEd On US, Japan And South Korea

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

US, Japan and South Korea Despite persistent instability in the Middle East, America’s national security policy in the 21stcentury will be shaped by dynamics in Asia. There, an increasingly militaristic China threatens to undermine seven decades of American policy, which in its commitment to freedom of trade and navigation, expanded the borders of freedom andRead the full article »

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TIME OpEd: Bill Richardson: U.S. Must Enlist China And Norway To De-Escalate Current Crisis

Monday, August 24, 2015

Only the U.S. has the ability to coordinate a multi-faceted approach Reports following the most serious confrontation between North and South Korea in recent years are worrisome. Notwithstanding the ongoing bilateral discussions aimed at lowering tensions, reactions of the rival governments demonstrate how quickly matters could escalate in the Peninsula, despite the best interests ofRead the full article »

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Governor Richardson, The World’s Foremost Expert On North Korea Talks About The Latest News In The Region

Friday, August 21, 2015

Bill Richardson gives his perspective on N.Korean and S.Korean exchanges of fire over the border as well as U.S drone strike. Watch the full video >>

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Bill Richardson: 5 Steps for Engaging With North Korea

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

North Korea isn’t Iran Reports that North Korea has ruled out denuclearization talks following the signing of the Iran nuclear agreement should come as no surprise. Nor should these reports discourage the U.S. and other world powers from engaging Pyongyang. The initial objective of this engagement should be to halt testing of nuclear devices, stopRead the full article »

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The Exchange: Suki Kim and Bill Richardson Talk North Korea

Monday, March 23, 2015

Is the Hermit Kingdom truly malevolent or simply misunderstood? 2011, Korean-American journalist Suki Kim spent six months undercover as a teacher at an elite, all-male Pyongyang school for science and technology — her fifth visit to North Korea — where she collected stories for her memoir, Without You, There Is No Us. Former New MexicoRead the full article »

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Former Ambassador Bill Richardson on U.S. Foreign Policy

Monday, March 16, 2015

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson talked about foreign policy issues.?Topics included congressional involvement in negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons programs; President Obama’s request for authorization for use of military force against *ISIS; U.S-Israeli relations and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress; and sanctionsRead the full article »

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Bill Richardson Says He’s Surprised at Potential North Korean Link to Sony Hack Attack

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who made multiple visits to North Korea on diplomatic missions and as a private citizen, says that he is surprised at reports of North Korea’s potential involvement in the massive attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. But he says that the country’s government does have a tendency to retaliate in someRead the full article »

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Richardson: Release Shows N. Korea Is Ready For Dialogue

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Two Americans jailed in North Korea have arrived home. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with former U.S. Ambassador Bill Richardson, who has previously negotiated hostage releases with Pyongyang. Listen to the dialogue at npr.org RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I’m Rachel Martin. The two Americans held prisoner in North Korea arrivedRead the full article »

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