On August 6, Robert Manning was interviewed for a VOA article about considerations by South Korea President Moon Jae-of pursuing a peace summit with North Korea late in his term.

“After three Moon-Kim summits and two Trump-Kim summits, it should be obvious that for Kim, it is mostly a game to see what he can get at little cost. I see no evidence that another summit in his last year in office would substantially change the North-South predicament. If Kim moves in that direction, he might be setting the stage for a renewed cycle of diplomacy with Moon’s successor.” [translated from Korean]

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