Kim Prepared to Cede Nuclear Weapons if U.S. Pledges Not to Invade

Found on New York Times on Sunday, 29 April 2018
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In a confidence-building gesture ahead of a proposed summit meeting with President Trump, a suddenly loquacious and conciliatory Mr. Kim also said he would invite experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States to watch the shutdown next month of his country’s only known underground nuclear test site.

But skeptics warned that North Korea previously made similar pledges of denuclearization on numerous occasions, with little or no intention of abiding by them. Mr. Kim’s friendly gestures, they said, could turn out to be nothing more than empty promises aimed at lifting sanctions on his isolated country.

Kim must be aware that a peace treaty, along with the opening of the borders, will soon bring his regime to an end. The political and military system in North Korea will collapse when the people get unfettered access to global information.