December 07, 2023

Don’t believe the hype: we must be realistic about the inter-Korean summit

Friday's meeting was merely an opening act for the Kim-Trump talks

It was, frankly, quite striking to see the tidal wave of unwarranted optimism in South Korean media that accompanied the April 27 summit.

To be more precise, this tidal wave began to rise shortly before the summit actually took place, and reached a truly remarkable level after its (modest and predictable) results were announced.