North Korea Two-Step

Negotiating with a deadly enemy is a kind of dance. You step forward; you step back. You move to the right, and then to the left. You watch your partner, and you watch that partner closely. You react, then the other side reacts.
When it’s all over, you hope your deadly enemy will be less deadly, and maybe not even an enemy. In the back of your mind through the whole thing, you’re saying to yourself, maybe we will become friends. But you keep on watching because deadly enemies have a habit of carrying knives even onto the dance floor.
When President Trump first agreed to a Summit with King Jong-un, it shocked the old-line diplomats. “You’re giving him a propaganda victory just by meeting with him,” they said. “Allowing this upstart to meet with the President of the United States gives him legitimacy.”… more

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