When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe meets Donald Trump next week, he will hope to convince Trump that talks with North Korea are a waste of time, risky due to unrealistic expectations on both sides, and that Kim Jong-un is untrustworthy. Illustration: Timothy Mcevenue. timothymcevenue.net

Shut out of North Korea summit talks, Shinzo Abe may move to shut them down

Jeff Kingston says it may be too early to celebrate Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with Kim Jong-un, because the disgruntled Japanese prime minister may seek to stop them from happening – and might succeed

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When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe meets Donald Trump next week, he will hope to convince Trump that talks with North Korea are a waste of time, risky due to unrealistic expectations on both sides, and that Kim Jong-un is untrustworthy. Illustration: Timothy Mcevenue. timothymcevenue.net
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