The Rhone River Valley in southern France is a storybook marriage of high technology, traditional vineyards and ancestral villages. High-speed trains and well-designed toll roads, crisscross majestic cathedrals, castles and chateaus.
Last week, Trump suddenly changed his mind again and announced that the US North Korea Summit meeting that had been cancelled was on again and scheduled on June 12 in Singapore. The meeting was originally cancelled because Trump did not like the combative rhetoric from the North Korean foreign ministry.
Following news updates about President Trump's on-again, off-again nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can make it feel as if the White House is prepping for the opening night of a Vegas show: If only the curtain goes up, all will be fine.
U.S. and North Korean officials are meeting to discuss the agenda and logistics of the summit that President Trump abruptly canceled last week, suggesting that the meeting might be back on—and that Trump’s unorthodox maneuvers might have worked.
Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul shares his knowledge and provides a unique perspective on how Russia has been both a central figure in our foreign relations and a surprise actor in our domestic politics.