Quoted: Foreign Policy Magazine
Robbie Gramer and Emily Tamkin, Decades of U.S. Diplomacy with North Korea: A Timeline
Experts are torn on whether a Trump-Kim meeting would help soothe tensions or just make things worse. Some think a summit would play right into Kim’s hands for a public relations coup, forcing Washington to treat Pyongyang as an equal.
But others welcome the development. “I would rather have summits and stability over fire and fury,” says Mintaro Oba, a former State Department official who worked on North Korean issues.