South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s wishful thinking, reckoning that the international event could be used as a springboard to talks with the stubborn North and expand an opportunity to bring about a nuclear-free Korean peninsula, hardly seems feasible now. Illustration: Craig Stephens

South Korean president’s Winter Olympics peace dream faces flak from all sides

Haeyoon Kim says between a planned North Korean military parade, ‘bloody nose’ talk in the US and unimpressed South Korean voters, Moon Jae-in’s Olympic gambit is proving anything but peaceful

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s wishful thinking, reckoning that the international event could be used as a springboard to talks with the stubborn North and expand an opportunity to bring about a nuclear-free Korean peninsula, hardly seems feasible now. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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