Photos showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korea President Moon Jae-in are displayed to demand withdrawal of U.S. troops from Korean Peninsula near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 13, 2018. Ahn Young-joon | AP
No sanctions, no peace

South Korea’s Moon Steers Toward Inter-Korean Unity While Wind from Washington Blows in His Face

At the height of U.S. power following Japan’s defeat, Washington itself wrote the rules of the game for the Korean Peninsula — whether others are willing to continue playing along indefinitely remains another question entirely.