Tuesday, October 31, 2006

North Korea returns to the table

Of course, just as I posted, news broke that China announced that North Korea would return to the six-party talks.

Until it becomes clear what conditions, if any, Pyongyang accepted before agreeing to retun to the table, it is difficult to judge how big a diplomatic victory China appears to have won. Besides, as I've said before, I don' t think talking about North Korea's nuclear weapons will bring the situation any closer to a satisfactory resolution.

But that's where things stand now. Developing...

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