Posts Tagged: diplomacy
Despite the failed summit, relations between the U.S. and North Korea are much better than they were 18 months ago.
The media is missing the real story on the peninsula. If that gives Koreans space to lead, maybe that's not such a bad thing.
The president may be a diplomatic wrecking ball, but he believes his investment in Korea is too big to fail. That's a good thing.
But for the Korea talks to work, the administration will have to value diplomacy far more than it did on Iran.
From the G-7 dustup to the flashy photo shoot with Kim Jong-Un, U.S. foreign policy is now determined solely by the president's pettiest personal preferences.
The U.S. and North Korean leaders are both playing a long con designed to maintain their own short-term political survival.
The hard-right national security adviser successfully tanked the Iran deal. His next target? The North Korea talks.
To help make peace in Korea, the U.S. should follow South Korea's lead and apologize for its role in the devastating Jeju massacre.
Trump believes he can simultaneously capture a Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea while leaping toward war with Iran.
Careful Korean diplomacy, coupled Trump's desire to do what Obama couldn't, could mean a rapprochement on the Korean peninsula no one thought possible.