A window of opportunity for talks between North Korea and the US?

VPOTUS Mike Pence said that during conversations with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, the U.S. and SK had agreed on terms for “further engagement” with the North. Such an engagement would be conducted first by the South Koreans and “potentially” with the U.S. shortly thereafter. How do you read this statement, do you see any potential window of opportunity for diplomatic talks between North Korea and the US? Read few comments.

US Vice President Mike Pence meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Credit: https://kr.usembassy.gov

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Nunes memo represents the triumph of loyalty over competence

How do you read this situation about David Nunes memo, who might benefit from this? Some observers claimed it is a pretty extraordinary as FBI stated that they have grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy. Read few comments. (I have asked my question before Nunes memo was released).


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What was Trump’s first SOTU about?

State of the Union 2018: President Donald Trump has tried Reagan and Clinton script. But he is Trump.


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Shutdown blues in divided America

How did we get to the shutdown, is it just another sign of deeply divided political scene in the US? Read few comments.

The United S.tates Capitol – the seat of the United States Congress. Credit: https://cz.usembassy.gov/

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Donald Trump vs. the world?

What kind of effect, if any, has had one year of Donald Trump in the White House on the world, can we talk now at least about some framework of his strategy beyond slogans like America First and MAGA? Read few comments.


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Oprah Winfrey for President? Again?

The question “What if Oprah Winfrey will candidate for President?” is not a new. (I run an article in 2007 about this). But do you think this time is something different, is she somehow an answer to Trump, but if she really is aren’t we then more in the celebrity death match territory than in political territory? (Yes, I have to admit I am a bit sceptical about famous people running for an office, even when we are talking about such accomplished person as Oprah Winfrey). Read few comments.

Oprah Winfrey. Credit: http://www.oprah.com

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How important are North Korea-South Korea Olympics talks?

Do you see any signs that Olympics talks between North Korea and South Korea may lead to something more substantial than just to North Korea’s Olympics participation, in general how important do you find this talks? Read few comments.


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