◎ China would be in an advantageous position once sanctions of North Korea are lifted and the country’s economy starts to liberalize.
◎ Kim’s willingness to make the closure of the Punggyeri test site public and the scrapping of “Pyongyang time” are signs that he is sincere about denuclearization.
◎ SinoInsider has been anticipating coming peace to the Korean Peninsula since Kim and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met in Beijing in March.
◎ We believe that President Trump’s statements support our March analysis that the Korean Peninsula would denuclearize and progress towards peace.
◎ The Politburo study session on “The Communist Manifesto” is a reaction to the ZTE ban and its effects.
◎ We believe that Trump won’t shift away from his “maximum pressure” strategy unless North Korea denuclearizes.
◎ China’s foreign ministry announced on March 28 that Yang Jiechi would visit South Korea from March 29 to March 30.
◎ Trump could eventually get North Korea to sign a peace treaty.
◎ Kim could have to broker a deal with Xi where he exchanges his nuclear weapons for a lifting of sanctions and keeping his rule over North Korea.
◎ We believe that the answer to why Xi removed term limits for the Chinese presidency can be found in an analysis of CCP factional struggle.