Denny Roy is senior fellow at the East West Center in Honolulu.
Given the nature and scope of the Chinese challenge, the United States must make strategic adjustments.
A meeting would boost Kim’s prestige while guaranteeing nothing for America in return.
The main drivers of China’s foreign policy are found in Chinese domestic politics.
Kim Jong-un doesn't do diplomacy.
“Accommodating legitimate concerns” is simply a code phrase for recognizing China’s unreasonably expansive territorial claims.
Chinese coercion against democratic Taiwan would challenge the basic principles of the liberal regional order, as well as U.S. reliability.
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