Donald Trump’s public diplomacy towards North Korea has been unconventional to say the least:
Threatening, on Twitter, to push “a button” on "little rocket man" Kim Jong Un.
All of the fancy people — including not a few Republicans — said these comments were reckless and could lead to a war!
But the consensus about North Korea — both Republican and Democrat, going back twenty years — was to appease, compromise, wait, submit. It's been an absolute failure.
And wouldn't you know it? Kim agreed to meet with Trump directly.
This week, in a surprise visit, Kim was summoned to China, for a talking-to — and China’s president told Trump it “went well”.
So much for Trump’s “risky” diplomacy, eh?
This week, we at The Rebel had the pleasure of receiving a visit from Gordon Chang, one of North America’s leading experts in China and North Korea.
Gordon believes in freedom, and treating those two dictatorships as rivals, and competitors, not with the doe-eyed naivete of the Clinton-Bush-Obama-Trudeau doctrine.
This week — when Kim was in China, but before it was reported that Kim would consider denuclearizing — Gordon Chang and I sat down for an in-depth conversation you won't want to miss, and which you won't see anywhere else.