Despite the presence of Olympic Party spoilers like Pence and Abe progress is being made on inter Korean dialogue.
In the highest-level contact between the two Koreas in years, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea plans to meet Saturday with the sister of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, and the North’s nominal head of state, officials said on Thursday.
DESPITE MANY EFFORTS TO DERAIL THE TRAIN OF RE-UNIFICATION BY TRUMP AND PENCE AND ABE IT HAS LEFT THE STATION
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While North Korea isn't expected to bring home many medals from the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Kim Jong Un has already won more than he could've hoped.
Kim has been putting pressure on the U.S.-South Korean alliance by exploiting optimism in Seoul that joining the Olympics under one banner could foster peace talks. South Korean President Moon Jae-in granted another concession today, agreeing to meet a delegation from Pyongyang that could include Kim's sister.
DEMOCRACY AND CLASS STRUGGLE WRITES :
When you have a 5000 year old country that has diplomacy in its blood verses an arrogant upstart that merely has a few centuries they are outmatched and outplayed - however short lived Empires love force which is why they are short lived and also dangerous especially when the nuclear clock is 2 minutes to Doomsday.
Trump has contempt for diplomacy and diplomats in return have contempt for Trump - his vision of Empire is purely based on force - that is his achilles heel.
How can a man who has 20 women with outstanding cases against him for molestation who engages in financial dealing with the mob domestic and foreign who lies when his lips move claim to represent anything more than brute force.