◎ A proposed schedule of nuclear and missile dismantling would be part of a good-faith showing by Kim.
◎ Xi could have summoned Kim to Beijing to signal cooperation with America on North Korean denuclearization and improve the odds of successful trade talks.
◎ Kim may want a second meeting with Trump sooner rather than later.
◎ From Beijing’s perspective, virtually anything the United States does with Taiwan amounts to playing that particular “card.”
◎ Kim’s latest gestures are a positive omen of further advancement in the denuclearization process.
◎ The Trump administration must utilize creative strategies and tactics to counter CCP propaganda and come out ahead on trade and North Korea.
◎ The timing and tempo of the U.S. strategies is vital to ensure mission success.
◎ What we are seeing from Beijing and Pyongyang is textbook communist regime negotiation tactics.
◎ Xi is posturing for the moment, but future action depends on U.S. action.