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Mickey Bergman discusses the Trump-Kim Summit cancellation(?) in depth with ABC Australia “The World”

Friday, May 25, 2018

Trump’s business tactics aren’t working for him in politics, says US negotiator Mickey Bergman http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-26/trumps-business-tactics-arent-working-for-him-in/9802200

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Foreign Policy Podcast – How to Haggle With a Dictator

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Foreign Policy – May 18, 2018, 8:19 PM Bill Richardson has made eight missions to North Korea to negotiate the release of American captives. He sat down with Foreign Policy to explain how it’s done.    Bill Richardson has been a governor, a congressman, and a Cabinet secretary. During a long political career, he carved outRead the full article »

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The Washington Post: Kim Jong Un won’t give up his nukes. Trump should meet with him, anyway.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Governor Richardson and Mickey Bergman reflecting on a potential Trump-Kim meeting on the Washington Post: At first, it felt like a diplomatic earthquake: President Trump and Kim Jong Un plan to meet. Indeed, it would be historic. But less than a day after the announcement, there were already conflicting statements on what obstacles would haveRead the full article »

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Mickey Bergman discusses what has changed in US-North Korean negotiations

Friday, March 9, 2018

What North Korea actually means by “denuclearization’ will likely come as a surprise. Mickey Bergman interviews at channel i24. <<click here>>

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Richardson Op-Ed: A Plea For Silence

Thursday, January 11, 2018

To promote peace on the Korean peninsula, the president must hold his tongue – and his fire. U.S. News – By Bill Richardson , Opinion contributor | Jan. 11, 2018, at 12:15 p.m. For the first time in many months, I am cautiously encouraged by what I see going on in the Korean peninsula. This week’s discussions between NorthRead the full article »

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Governor Richardson Op-Ed: How South Korea can Defuse the Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Showdown

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS BY: BILL RICHARDSON The United States and North Korea have two significant things in common, ironically: Rational mistrust and rational self-interest. Therein may lie the opportunity for diplomacy to defuse current tensions and chart a path forward that takes into account the goals of all involved countries. For the U.S., NorthRead the full article »

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Governor Richardson News Appearances on Crisis with North Korea

Friday, August 11, 2017

CBS Evening News segment – Richardson: North Korea catching U.S. off guard “a massive intelligence failure” Governor Richardson recommends diplomacy, warns against miscalculations, and expresses concerns regarding U.S, intelligence. To watch interview, click below:   NPR Morning Edition – Will Tough New U.N. Sanctions Work Against North Korean Regime? Rachel Martin talks to former U.N. ambassador andRead the full article »

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CTV News Interview with Mickey Bergman: Hyeon Soo Lim is Being Released

Today came word from North Korean state media that Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim is being released. Mickey Bergman, Richardson Center Vice President, comments on the story and describes what’s involved in the release of North Korean prisoners. Click below to watch interview:

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CBC News Interview with Mickey Bergman: Bringing Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim Home

Thursday, August 10, 2017

After serving two years of a life sentence in North Korean prison, Pastor Hi-Yoon Soo Lim is finally being brought home to Canada due to health condition. Mickey Bergman, hostage negotiator with extensive experience in negotiating with North Korea, discusses the process and challenges of freeing a prisoner from North Korea on CBCNN Click belowRead the full article »

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Statement From Gov. Bill Richardson on the News of Otto Warmbier’s Passing

Monday, June 19, 2017

New York, NY — Former Congressman, U.N. Ambassador, Energy Secretary, and Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson issued the following statement after the news that Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American released from a North Korean prison last week, passed away this afternoon. “All of us at The Richardson Center for Global Engagement send our thoughts andRead the full article »

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