Mr. Kirk, based in Seoul and Washington, has been covering Asia for decades for…
The launch gives the impression of much closer cooperation between North Korea and Russia since North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, met President Putin in September.
One-China policy appears to have been reiterated, to little effect.
Ahead of the Sidelines Summit at the G7 in San Francisco, a party organ, Global Times, suggests Taiwan will be but ‘one of the topics’ of concern on the communist side.
Parley follows an exercise in doubletalk that took place on the secretary of state’s stop at Tokyo.
The prospect of tourism south of the line where thousands of soldiers were killed between 1950 and 1953 seems like a relief from decades of tension, recriminations and occasional rifle shots.
War in Gaza proves crucial in respect of getting both sides to talk — though, beware, Beijing is nursing ambitions to serve as mediator.