The United States and North Korea both share a desire to achieve a breakthrough in their relationship, but to very different ends. At one time there was the hope that strongman personalities of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un could push their way through diplomatic roadblocks, but with a year since their last significant meeting interaction has stalled.
Sea Young Kim, (Research Associate and Project Manager, the East Asia Institute (EAI), South Korea).
Theme music: Asian Wonders by Butterfly Tea
Recorded 24th April, 2020.