Trump Cancels Summit With N. Korea, Agrees to Exchange Nasty Twitter Comments Instead
This would be funny if it wasn't so sadly predictable. Watching these folks do foreign relations is like watching Clouseau wrestle with Cato in the old Pink Panther movies, painful and hilarious at the same time. There is no leadership or experience in the White House and no one really ever had any idea what our negotiating strategy would be. So, Pompeo, Pence, and Bolton just made up their own versions without consulting each other and without any real concept of what was possible from the negotiations. And, of course, there was no leadership from President Trump.
Blustering and bullying is not a workable negotiating strategy and Kim will simply watch and wait to see if he can cut a deal which will allow him to retain a portion of his nuclear arsenal, at least enough to threaten his Asian neighbors and prevent American intervention.