Trump accepting a summit represents the ultimate recognition on the international stage for Kim. The nuclear program was always meant to legitimize his regime and ensure its survival.
The situation around the Korean Peninsula is becoming more dire every day, but is our voice being heard in the grand strategies of the superpowers?
Coming from Trump, honestly, these latest comments seem more like outbursts than measured, calculated statements.
[Trump's] appeals to 'fire and fury' confirm a narcissistic lack of control and a mandate in which a dangerous nonsense abounds.
Pyongyang's latest missile launch means the U.S. is closer than ever to having to choose between a pre-emptive strike and deterrence.
Trump is facing his first major security crisis. If he miscalculates, hundreds of thousands of people — if not millions — could die as a result. And Trump is dangerously ill-equipped — mentally, psychologically and in terms of the paucity of his administration staff — to deal with this situation in a calm and rational way.
It is early to assume South Korea and the U.S. will be on the same page.
Trump’s government has advanced a new policy toward North Korea: maximum pressure to compel North Korea to change its behavior.