The Trump administration is being credited with the recent breakthrough in resolving hostilities on the Korean peninsula, as threats of nuclear annihilation are defined as a form of “unorthodox diplomacy.”
While the two Koreas took the first halting steps toward becoming one, Mike Pence sat boorish and stone-faced, like an emperor giving the thumbs-down to both gladiators. The U.S. and Trump’s vested interest in perpetual conflict was on display for the whole world to see.
PYEONGCHANG, KOREA -- North Korea’s participation in the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics drew thunderous applause from crowds at the games and a flurry of press coverage hailing the unfolding diplomatic process between Seoul and Pyongyang. While talks between the delegation from the Democratic People’s Republic of