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the trump-kim summit: kitsch or progress? | asia | politics

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the trump-kim summit: kitsch or progress? | asia | politics

to establish a relationship based on a mutual desire for peace and prosperity? to build a lasting peace? to work towards the complete denuclearisation of the korean peninsula? these aren’t clear, discernible commitments; they are the vague slogans of a powerpoint presentation prepared last thing at night. apparently us secretary of state mike pompeo is now working on the detail, but why on earth wouldn’t the detail have been worked on before the summit? and if it was not, what exactly do trump and kim think they are agreeing to – because, let’s be honest, who doesn’t desire peace and prosperity? as for the pledge to ‘work towards the complete denuclearisation of the korean peninsula’, that is very different to, and far more neb...