Some of you act as if US President Donald Trump’s negotiations with North Korea President Kim Jong Un — in progress as I write — will matter. It won’t. And neither will a mythological new deal Trump wants to craft with Iran, nor the spectre of diplomatic brilliance commonly associated with the current nuclear arrangement […]Read More Why a Trump-Kim Meeting Won’t Matter
Another sun tries to rise again in the East, and may take the form of a new Silk Road — resplendent with high-speed transportation and communication infrastructures; large-scale mining projects; a rail and maritime distribution strategy that will connect East and Central Asia with parts of Europe and Africa. All this development activity will generate […]Read More Why America’s Losing Its Mind Over Silk Road 2.0
Reading the latest UN re-declaration of its refusal to accept the idea of North Korea possessing nuclear weapons makes me think of my earlier thoughts about the poor country being treated like a ho (here and here) drives me to the conclusion that Kim Jong Un’s tenure as DPRK’s leader is not long for […]Read More 40 MORE YEARS OF KIM 3.0?