Former Obama administration official Susan Rice on Thursday recommended that President Donald Trump halt the “reckless rhetoric” and “tolerate” nuclear weapons in North Korea if necessary.
The former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations wrote in a New York Times op-ed that tolerating Pyongyang’s possession of nuclear weapons could be the “pragmatic” move.
“History shows that we can, if we must, tolerate nuclear weapons in North Korea — the same way we tolerated the far greater threat of thousands of Soviet nuclear weapons during the Cold War,” she wrote. “It will require being pragmatic.”
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