Should Bush Meet Kim Jong-Il?
Should U.S. President George W. Bush meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il to address a package of pending issues at the highest level?
It is still an elusive question, as the Bush administration has not completely drafted its policies towards the Korean peninsula. There is a multitude of views on the pros and cons of such a meeting, which is still in the conceptual stage.
Former negotiators of the Clinton administration, who have experience in dealing with their North Korean counterparts, answer ``yes'' to the question because Kim is the only leader capable of making a decision in the North Korean hierarchy. They are apparently convinced that meeting with his …
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Publication information: Article title: Should Bush Meet Kim Jong-Il?. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Korea Times (Seoul, Korea). Publication date: March 7, 2001. Page number: Not available. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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