Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping take centre stage in diplomatic drama on the Korean peninsula
Cary Huang says through their surprise meeting, the leaders of China and North Korea have upended expectations for Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un, re-established China as a central player in Korea, and possibly made Kim a global player
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.