Former Obama secretary: North Korea makes Iran deal "look easy"

Ernie Moniz
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Ernie Moniz — secretary of energy in the Obama administration, who helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal in 2015 — describing the difficulty of enforcing a similar accord with North Korea, to the N.Y. Times' David E. Sanger and William J. Broad:

Quote“North Korea could make Iran look easy. ... This isn’t ‘Trust, but verify.’ It’s ‘Distrust everything and verify, verify, verify.’”