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Yes, we all know that North Korea has a record of prevarication and false promises. But last week's summit between the two leaders looked genuine to me. I think the two Korean Presidents have come to a true rapprochement, and that both sides want nothing more than peace. We shall find out soon enough whether or not the doubts of the dubious prove themselves out. Meanwhile, the declarations of the two Presidents are sufficient to allow both parties to retire their nuclear ambitions with no loss of face, so why go throwing shade on Kim Jong-un's motives or North Korea's current capabilities? Congratulations are due them both!
Now, with a stipulation that the rapprochement is genuine and Kim Jong-un truly desires to retire from the role of ignorant backwater despot, why would he still wish to meet with President Trump? This is why:
Cyd Ropp, Ph.D.
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