Monday, April 30, 2018

Is Kim Jong Un Afraid Of President Trump And His Advisers?

Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in walk together after a tree-planting ceremony at the truce village of Panmunjom on April 27, 2018. Photo: Korea Summit Press Pool

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, National Interest: Washington's Hawks Frighten Kim Jong Un

The Beijing visit and Kim’s next stop at Seoul may undercut U.S. advantage ahead of the Trump-Kim submit.

The emerging formation of a possibly more hawkish U.S. foreign policy may had played a big factor behind Kim Jong-un’s sudden secretive visit to Beijing ahead of his upcoming talks with President Trump. The Trump administration's recent cabinet designations (i.e. Bolton, Pompeo) and strongly worded official documents (i.e. NDS, NSS) provide face and grounding to this transformation. The DPRK Supreme Leader seem to attach high importance to the upcoming meeting with his U.S. counterpart, realizing that serious consequences may take place if the talks failed.

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WNU Editor: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has a lot of things to worry about .... a few Washington hawks around President Trump is not one of them. Personally ....I am confident that a Trump-Kim summit will be successful. It is in everyone's interest to have a successful summit, and I am sure they will find common ground.


Anonymous said...

You, sir, have apparently never met Pompeo. That guy can scare you down even in a good mood. Kim looked shaken in every picture with him

Anonymous said...

So far NK have given up nothing, received some relief on their northern border and gained the prestige of an acknowledged nuke power. Kim is winning.