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AndrewMunroe
SaraPrice
ModelUnitedNations
0203December2015

StandingWithTheUnitedStatesofAmerica
TheUnitedStatesofAmerica
PolicyStatement:
AlthoughTheUnitedStatesofAmericarespectstherightsofsovereignnations,they
stronglyfeelthatNorthKoreashoulddenuclearizetheircountrybecausenucleartechnologyis
notallowedtoothercountries.

WeastheUnitedStates,acountrywithmanyallies,havebeenpushingtowardsmaking
NorthKorea,asovereignnation,denuclearizeitscountrytobetteritspeople.Foryearswehave
triedandtriedagaintoforgeapeacetreatywithNorthKorea,whothreatensmultiplecountries
eachdayandhastriedtousenucleartechnologyinsecrettodevelopweapons.Providedinthe
article
NorthKoreaUnitedStatesRelations,

NorthKoreansunloadedthecoreofamajor
nuclearreactor,whichcouldhaveprovidedenoughrawmaterialforseveralnuclearweapons
(Relations).AlongwiththistheNorthKoreanshavethreatenedtheUnitedStatesrepeatedlyto
trytogainhumanitarianaid,andhaveshowntheyarenottobetrusted.Oneofthebiggestissues
facingtheUNandUnitedStatesisNorthKorea'seffortstodevelopnuclearweaponsand
reactors(USPolicyTowardsNorthKorea).FromthistheUnitedStateshaveseenthatnuclear


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technologycanbeabusedbyothersincapableofhandlingitsvastpotentialandthat
denuclearizationofNorthKoreaneedstoberesolvedbeforeothercountriesdecidetofollowin
theirfootsteps.NorthKoreaisbelievedtobepreparingfornucleartechnologytestaccordingto
evidencecollected,andfrommissiletestdonebyNorthKorea'sleader,KimJongUn,alsothe
UnitedStatesiscloselywatchingNorthKoreaforfurtheractivity(Starr)
.TheUnitedStatesof
America,alongwiththeUN,believethatNorthKoreacannotbetrustedwithnuclear
technology,evenifitwouldactivelyadvancetheirsocietybecauseNorthKoreahasmisused
powerinthepast.Shouldwe,theUnitedStates,asaSecurityCouncilmember,havetherightto
decideNorthKorea'sfuture?

WithNorthKoreacreatingmultipleissuesaroundnucleartechnologyeachday,the
UnitedStatesissearchingforanimmediatesolutionthatisagreeduponandcanbenefit
everyone.Foryearsalongdebatehasbeengoingonovertherightfornucleartechnologyfor
everyone,orjusttheSecurityCouncil,andtheNorthKoreanshavebeenwantingtoadvance
theircountrywithnucleartechnology.TheUnitedStatesbelievethataseriousdialoguebetween
NorthandSouthKoreaisnecessarytoimproverelationsandcanhelptostopthenuclear
programandhumanrightsabuseinNorthKorea(U.Srelations).Inorderforustoaccomplish
thedenuclearizationofNorthKorea,astrongeconomicapproachisneeded,andtheproposalof
anewpeacetreaty.AstheUnitedStates,wewanttostrengthentheresolutionssetuponNorth
Korea,butwealsowanttosignapeacetreatythatwilldenuclearizetheNorth,provide
humanitarianaidthroughtrade,andhelpNorthKoreaadvancewithoutnucleartechnologyto
bettertheircivilization.TheUnitedStatesandNorthKoreahavehadalongtermissueoftrying


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tosolvethethreatsofNorthKorealaunchingnuclearweaponsatsurroundingcountiestostep
towardthepossibilityofdenuclearizationinNorthKorea,(Davenport).Apeacetreatybetween
NorthKoreaandtheUnitedStatesisaviablesolutiontotheissueofnucleartechnologyinthe
handsofcountriesseparatefromtheUNsecurityCouncil.WhiletheUnitedStateswillsigna
peacetreatywithNorthKorea,theotheroptionmaybetosendinmilitaryforce,butthismay
forceNorthKoreatoretaliatewithequalforce.Whilefewoptionsareavailablewe,asthe
UnitedStates,believethatthereisalwaysawaytoachievethesegoalstocreatepeace.

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