[I]t is very peculiar for the U.S. president to abandon a meeting with his main allies halfway through and show more consideration for someone who is still a bitter enemy on paper.
Beijing wants to profit from the power balance that Pyongyang has established with Washington.
In the game of poker that both sides of the Pacific are playing, the next move is Pyongyang’s.
[T]he Iranian question has been transformed into an unavoidable concern within the always delicate agenda of peace and security of the world.
Many observers are still skeptical; others see the results of Trump's ever-changing course as a success.
Trump, typically, always tries to blame others for his failure.
[C]hina has every interest in assuming a decisive role at a time when difficult negotiations are being conducted with the United States in the commercial sphere.
Now he must deliver the goods to avoid being utterly humiliated.