Trump wants war, Moon wants peace


South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a very polished press conference on January 10. He confidently laid out his domestic and foreign policy priorities for some 30 minutes. That address was followed by an hour-long exchange with the flock of journalists in attendance.

Yet the ease with which the event unfolded belied the difficulty Moon had in addressing questions about what may be the most important challenge for his administration: North Korea’s fast-progressing weapons programme.

Just 10 days earlier, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un‘s made an important New Year’s speech. He reiterated his country’s nuclear capabilities: “our Republic has, at last, come to possess a powerful and reliable war deterrent, which no force and nothing can reverse.” …

Read more : Aljazeera, 11.01.2018