As I pointed out yesterday, much of the public and media chatter around prospect of a U.S.-North Korea summit has now shifted to how Trump and Kim are framing the core issue -- denuclearization -- in different ways. But in the past week or so, there has also been a flurry of other commentary from… Continue reading The commentary on the summit prospect has picked up. Here’s a catch-up.
Tyler Cowen, the economist at George Mason, is one of the great public intellectuals in the U.S. today. He's also a fan of South Korea and Korean food. In a column last week for Bloomberg, he applied economic game theory to the prospect of a Trump-Kim summit. And he used the word "zugzwang," a new… Continue reading I had never heard of zugzwang, but it really describes the North Korea situation