Why Florida’s travel ban won’t have much effect
The travel ban on North Korea is dead.
And the one it was meant to bar will remain in place.
But it’s still unclear what will happen to the rest of the travel restrictions put in place after the North Korean government successfully tested a nuclear device in January.
And how long those restrictions will remain depends on how the Trump administration determines that the ban is working.
We can’t know if the ban has been effective because it hasn’t happened yet, said John L. Smith, a professor at Georgetown University who specializes in North Korea and who studies the effects of economic sanctions on the Korean Peninsula.
It could have been effective if it had been in place now, he said.
We know the ban was effective in terms of the number of people who were allowed to travel to North Korea.
But we don’t know how many people actually went through the travel ban because we don