Kim-Trump talks: New shift in power balance?

As expectations ramp up for the coming summit between American and North Korean leaders, a veteran diplomat gives his personal take on what to expect.

What should one expect from the coming meeting between the leaders of the United States and North Korea?

My short answer is not too much immediately but perhaps, in the long run, quite a lot.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'Kim-Trump talks: New shift in power balance?'. Print Edition | Subscribe