Talking to North Korea is a risk worth taking
History is sometimes made in sudden, unexpected bursts. Upon his return to Seoul from his meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, South Korea’s national security advisor, Chung Eui-Yong, announced on March 6, that South Korea’s President Moon Jae In and Kim Jong Un would hold a summit by the end of April. Just 48 hours later at the White House, Chung stunned the world with the announcement that President Trump had agreed to accept Kim Jong Un’s invitation to meet by the end of May.
And history sometimes conjugates. On June 15, 2016, 16 years to the day after the …read more