China and Russia have been instrumental in getting both disparate sides to talk and sign a document of commitment to secure peace.
[T]he meeting with Kim served as redemption, even vindication, for Trump.
Kim is a dictator who has purged a number of rivals while starving and oppressing his own population. Ultimately, Trump has just willingly sat down with a villain and not gained much in the way of concessions in return.
It’s one thing to commit to denuclearization, another to adhere to that commitment away from the pomp and circumstance of summitry.